One Ministry – A Family of Programs
Recently, I shared some ideas on how to improve your church’s word of mouth marketing. Another way you could look at that is the idea of creating brand advocates. These are people who are so passionate about what you’re doing that they go out and promote your organization on their own. It’s a...Read More at ChurchJuice.reframemedia.com
A couple years ago I explained why I don't join in the practice of giving up something for Lent. Basically, I find the most common sacrifices (chocolate, TV) relatively trivial. Also, I'm not in favor of a monotonously gloomy Lent followed by an abbreviated bunny-and-ham-filled Easter (which is supposed to be a whole 40 days of its own, remember). And for me at least, the habit could actually...Read More at Think Christian
During this season of Lent we want to follow Jesus on the road to Jerusalem, his journey to the cross, as that journey is described in the gospel according to Luke. Today we look at a number of would-be disciples, followers of Jesus, who for one reason or another wouldn't, or couldn't, pay what...Read More at GroundWork
Telling his disciples about his eventual return at the end of the world, Jesus instructs his followers to keep watch. Like the servants in that illustration, they must watch and be ready for their master’s return.
In Gethsemane, during the long night of sorrow that over-whelmed his soul, Jesus told his disciples again to keep alert and watchful. But they fell asleep and failed to identify with Jesus in his suffering.
The disciples were not ready for Jesus’ suffering. They paraded their commitment to him, but Jesus revealed that all of them would...Read More at This is Today
Don't wait to seek help for your marriage, make the effort to care for your marriage while you still have a positive perspective. When we think of our spouse or see them and we feel good or have good thoughts, it’s called the Positive Perspective. This is the result of three functions of the relationship:
- How well we know and feel known by them
- How well we express fondness and admiration to...