One Ministry – A Family of Programs
My last night at the Sundance Film Festival included a documentary that somewhat mirrored my time here. A profile of six brothers who were forbidden by their father to leave their Lower East Side apartment for most of their childhood, The Wolfpack depicts the way they filled that void by obsessively consuming and re-enacting Hollywood movies. In other words, it offered a vision of life as only...Read More at Think Christian
Since the dawn of history, people have longed for lives of quiet fruitfulness, enjoying peace and prosperity, surrounded by family and friends. Some have enjoyed peace in some ways, but far too many lives have been marred by conflict, violence, greed, and hate in this broken world.
The longing of every human heart is for shalom. Shalom, the Hebrew word used in the Old Testament for “peace,” consists of far more than the absence of conflict. Shalom entails human flourishing in right relationship with the Creator God, with our fellow creatures,...Read More at This is Today
When it comes to business, it’s easy to draw the line between external and internal communications. Reaching a customer with a message is clearly external, while talking about the day-to-day work of a company is internal.
For churches, it’s a little fuzzier. Talking to your congregation could be...Read More at ChurchJuice.reframemedia.com
Spending time in scripture is an important part of our spiritual life. Pastor Jon Brown joins our conversation as we discuss Psalm 119 and other Bible passages that show us how spending time in scripture through study, memorization, meditation and contemplation nurtures our relationship with God.Read More at GroundWork
Many things do not go the way we plan. Life is full of disappointments. Things don't work out, people don't show up, what could have been just isn't. When reality bursts our expectations, will we find ourselves overwhelmed with disappointments? Will we let these negative things define us, demand our focus, and rob us of peace and joy?
On the surface we say, “Of course not!” We want to focus on...Read More at Family Fire