One Ministry – A Family of Programs
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus was a regular part of my childhood. I don’t remember feeling too strongly about the use of elephants in the show either way. To be honest, I was more into the tigers (although the elephants certainly ranked higher than the clowns).
Things look differently through adult eyes, however, which is how I’ve experienced the Ringling Bros. circus in recent...Read More at Think Christian
Discipleship is more than knowing who Jesus is and obeying his commands. It involves our emotions too. Take our two friends traveling on the road with Jesus. When they arrive at their home, they ask him to come in and have dinner with them. Still, they have not recognized him. Then a strange thing happens. Did you notice?
A dinner guest doesn’t usually act as the host. But that’s what Jesus does. He serves the bread and gives thanks. As a minister, I’m often asked to give thanks at dinners with friends and family, which I gladly do. But it...Read More at This is Today
The upcoming statement is not going to sound fun: Communications is about creating systems. While it sounds boring, without a baseline for basic communications, you’ll never have the foundation to dream about the future.
In general, people in your church want to be in the loop. They want to know...Read More at ChurchJuice.reframemedia.com
Can any human being—no matter how great, how rich, how powerful—ever finally get along without God? Is there always something that throws us back onto the mercy of God, something in life that reveals finally our need for God? Today on Groundwork we study the story of Namaan in 2 Kings 5 and...Read More at GroundWork
Discipline is one of the ways that we mentor our children to be disciples of Christ. Discipline and Discipling go together. Giving guidance and setting limits show our love to our children. Proverbs 3:11-12 shows us that discipline flows out of love. “My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he...Read More at Family Fire