One Ministry – A Family of Programs
Meeting Sarah Masen was a pure delight. She is a sweet soul with very thoughtful things to share from her heart. Her latest batch of songs from "The Trying Mark" are (in classic Sarah style) poetic and layered. We were also delighted that she could be a part of Escape To The Lake 2014. She shares...Read More at Under The Radar
We’re in the middle of The Juicys nomination season where we’re asking churches to share the great things they’re doing in communications. And as the deadline for applications is approaching, I want to share our motivation for creating The Juicys.
Communications is central to a strong...Read More at ChurchJuice.reframemedia.com
Jim Gaffigan is one of my favorite comedians. He jokes about kids, being a dad and liking food too much. I can relate. His book Dad is Fat spent 17 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Both his Comedy Central special, Obsessed, and book, Food: A Love Story, revolve mostly around food. Given Gaffigan’s success in making food a key theme, I think it’s worth asking why his comedy works so...Read More at Think Christian
Nobody wants to think of themselves as a glutton. Of all the seven deadly sins this is probably the one that is most personally embarrassing. But before you excuse yourself and think, at least I don't have trouble with that one; perhaps you should stop and join Groundwork as we dig into scripture...Read More at GroundWork
Here we see the beginning of a bad old infection. It’s called favoritism. It can occur for the most trivial of reasons.
Isaac, for example, loved the taste of wild game. Esau knew how to kill and cook it. So Isaac doted on Esau.
Jacob, though, was a quieter type. That suited Rebekah. As time went on, the rift between Esau and Jacob grew. It led to a secret intrigue as Rebekah coached Jacob into stealing the blessing that Isaac intended for Esau. Esau vowed to murder his brother for that, and Jacob fled. He and Esau did not meet again for more...Read More at This is Today
Being teachable is a virtue. A disciple is someone who is willing to be taught, someone willing to be disciplined into a discipline. But that's hard. Proverbs 4:5 tells us,"Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them."
God teaches us through his Word, through his creation, and through the people he has placed in our paths, but we might not be listening. We don't...Read More at Family Fire