One Ministry – A Family of Programs
Nobody likes to be the butt of a joke. On the school yard, at the family dinner table - we like it when people laugh with us, not at us. Above all, we don’t like it when people make sport of what we hold dear. Like our faith.
Christians complain about unfair portrayals of “people of faith” in Hollywood. We’ve come to expect ridicule from atheist comedians like Bill Maher or Ricky Gervais. But...Read More at Think Christian
God doesn’t call his people to insignificant tasks. When God calls us to serve, it’s a significant assignment that might even disrupt our lives.
The Bible includes many examples of people God called to serve in major roles for his people, but even if they didn’t become a leader or prophet (like Moses or David or Elijah), every task that God gave was important, and every servant was called to be faithful.
Joseph, of course, had a huge responsibility. When God called him to take Mary home as his wife, it meant he was required to raise God’s own...Read More at This is Today
In the middle of a pile of junk mail, a hand addressed envelope appeared in my mailbox at home a few weeks ago. It was from Willow Creek DuPage – a satellite location of the mega church based in South Barrington, Illinois.
In the envelope was a simple card with a hand-written note from the campus...Read More at ChurchJuice.reframemedia.com
In the midst of making the holidays special for our families, we often get so busy and distracted that we can forget the reason for our preparations.
Keeping Jesus at the center of it all doesn’t cost anything, and furthermore promises to keep our hearts prepared for the coming King. Jesus is the reason for the season. Let us focus our time and energy in a way that reflects our love for the...Read More at Family Fire