One Ministry – A Family of Programs
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After four years of using our old design, we’re happy to share the latest version of Church Juice with you. Our overall goal was to keep the site simple while working to improve navigation and overall organization.
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Noah doesn’t quite work as a movie – it’s ungainly, unwieldy and unsure of whether it wants to be a fantasy epic or an intimate family drama – yet I was intrigued by how Old Testament it felt. If nothing else, Noah captures what it might have been like to live as a follower of God before the cosmos-altering arrival of Jesus.
In this telling of the Bible story, loosely adapted by director Darren...Read More at Think Christian
According to both the Bible and universal Christian tradition, pride is the first sin, the chief sin, and the root of most other sins. Ironically though, many people today think of it as more of a virtue than a sin. Shouldn't I take pride in myself? Don't I need a healthy self-esteem? Let's dig...Read More at GroundWork
In contrast to the franticness that can be seen in people living without a sense of God’s story in their lives, the followers of Jesus can live with a deep, lasting sense of peace.
Some of our stories actually start pretty badly, with broken families, bodies, and emotions that experience deep pain—and often terrible kinds of abuse. Even so, we can still know that our Storyteller has promised to work everything out for good by the end of the story. And that means that if everything’s not yet all right, then we’re not yet at the end.
As we...Read More at This is Today
As parents, we want the best for our kids. We want them to be well-adjusted and reasonably popular. And yet, the messages we send them may not be the ones we intend.
When we focus on outward appearances, are we teaching them to present themselves well or to put up a false portrayal of perceived perfection? When we encourage connection to the “cool” kids, are we fostering sociability or teaching...Read More at Family Fire