One Ministry – A Family of Programs
The term "title track" is the song that bears the same name as the album title. Usually the song comes first. So this means that, to the artist, that song is special in some way - whether it be theme, craftsmanship, depth, or melodic acheivement. So as we play all title cuts this week, you can...Read More at Under The Radar
There are plenty of reasons why churches choose not to put much effort into marketing or communication. I can understand that it’s an area that can feel burdensome. As you know, here at Church Juice, we believe good marketing and communication can lead to a more engaged community and...Read More at ChurchJuice.reframemedia.com
In embarrassingly equal measures, I’ve been thinking a lot about both temptation and the New England Patriots’ receiving corps.
These thoughts were unrelated at first. It all started when my church spent the summer digging into the seven deadly sins, a topic I hadn’t thought about since 1995 when I, alongside Brad Pitt, discovered what Kevin Spacey put in that box.
This preaching series traced...Read More at Think Christian
This week as we continue our study of the seven deadly dins, we’re discussing the deadly sin of greed – what this love of possessing does to us spiritually? Is having possessions a bad thing; should we just get rid of it all? How the Holy Spirit can help re-orient us to a better perspective? This...Read More at GroundWork
Did you know that the writer of Psalm 119 says nine times that God’s Word is a “delight”? What does it take for us to find joy in God’s Word?
I want to share with you this testimony from Duane, who has been in prison a long time. Through the experiences of crime, conviction, and incarceration, he opened his heart to God’s good news and placed his trust and his life in Jesus. Now Duane fills his time taking many Bible correspondence courses and memorizing hundreds of verses from God’s Word. He also has opportunities to mentor and tutor younger...Read More at This is Today
We are all works in progress, but sometimes we're more willing to learn than others. Proverbs 12:1 (ESV) says, "Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid." Having a teachable spirit takes some cultivation and here are some aspects of that spirit you can be developing:
Begin with a willing heart.
A disciple is someone willing to be taught and is eager to learn...Read More at Family Fire