One Ministry – A Family of Programs
It looks a little different around here.
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.
Since Church Juice has always been...Read More at ChurchJuice.reframemedia.com
Leslie Jamison’s The Empathy Exams is a tightly woven examination of a human expression that, according to Jamison, is more posture than emotion, more a way of being in the world than a way of feeling. And the way that Jamison's essays engage empathy - as pained observer, as awkward tourist and as someone seeking a sincere way of being in the world herself - prompts her readers to explore the...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
Sometimes I find myself wanting to peek ahead to find out how a book or movie is going to turn out. I may look again at the back cover of a book or check out a movie on the Internet to find out more. Sometimes it feels better if I know what’s coming next.
I often want that in my own life story as well. When I face uncertainty or risk in my life, I want to look ahead to see what kinds of problems will develop. I figure I’ll enjoy today more if I know that tomorrow won’t be marred by a fresh wave of problems.
But God doesn’t usually offer...Read More at This is Today
Young people are looking to live for something worth dying for. When we walk out our Christianity, we model a way of life to which they can aspire.
However, familiarity can breed contempt. What seems familiar to them may not seem exciting or worth their full attention.
How do we keep them on the course when they are restless for adventure?
Can we help them to see the Christian faith for the...Read More at Family Fire