One Ministry – A Family of Programs
In worship services around the world, Christians have often sung these words: “Because he lives, I can face tomorrow; because he lives, all fear is gone; because I know he holds the future, and life is worth the living just because he lives.” In today’s verse the apostle Paul expresses the same thought: Because of Jesus’ resurrection we have every reason to live life to the fullest.
Of course, that’s easier said than done. Sometimes we wonder about the truth. Sometimes we doubt. So many things in life can shake us up, and sometimes our...Read More at This is Today
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The Project: Denominational Change
Guiding a church through...Read More at ChurchJuice.reframemedia.com
There's more to worship than showing up at a service once a week. Did you see or hear anything beautiful lately? If so, how did you respond? Maybe you heard a stunning violin solo that brought you to your feet as you applauded enthusiastically and shouted “Bravo!” Maybe you saw a glorious sunset...Read More at GroundWork
Sitting around the table, our family was quiet. My oldest son rose with match in hand and leaned in to light a purple candle. With this simple action, Advent began.
“The prophecy candle,” he said. “We have hope.”
In the midst of so much holiday chaos, we sat motionless, together, staring at the tiny flame rising up from our our homemade Advent wreath. Even our youngest did not move. And, in the...Read More at Family Fire