One Ministry – A Family of Programs
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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.
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Editor's note: Noah is out on DVD July 30, 2014.
A few years ago, my daughter was in a church musical production of the Noah story (she was the cutest alligator you’ve ever seen). The thing is, the ark they had on stage wasn’t exactly 300 cubits long, 50 cubits wide and 30 cubits high. In fact, quite a few elements were downright unbiblical.
So is the case with Noah, a big-budget Hollywood...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
The more we read the Bible in terms of stories, the more we discover how important story-telling is for us today. The church has a long tradition of storytelling (we often call it testimony), but we can easily lose sight of that.
Sometimes we get the mistaken idea that biblical doctrine is the most important thing to talk about. We listen to doctrinal sermons and talk about doctrine in our Bible classes. Biblical doctrines are crucial, since without them our stories will quickly wander off-track. But the doctrines of the Bible are only the...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