We are not alone…

Tychicus, our dearly loved brother, faithful minister, and fellow slave in the Lord, will inform you about everything that has happened to me. This is why I sent him to you, so that you’ll know all about us and so he can encourage your hearts. I sent him with Onesimus, our faithful and dearly loved brother, whoContinue reading “We are not alone…”

What is your hope?

What is my hope for Contemporary Christian Spirituality as a class, my self personally or my ministry? As I ponder this question, my first thought is why do these three things need to be different? My faith is intertwined in my life that it is hard to look at something I do that isn’t aContinue reading “What is your hope?”

Hungry

In those days there was another large crowd with nothing to eat. Jesus called his disciples and told them, 2 “I feel sorry for the crowd because they have been with me for three days and have nothing to eat. 3 If I send them away hungry to their homes, they won’t have enough strength to travel, for someContinue reading “Hungry”

Living

Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Haven’t I seen Jesus our Lord? Aren’t you my work in the Lord? 2 If I’m not an apostle to others, at least I am to you! You are the seal that shows I’m an apostle. 3 This is my defense against those who criticize me. 4 Don’t we have the rightContinue reading “Living”

David and Jonathan

When David had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was bound to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. 2Saul took him that day and would not let him return to his father’s house. 3Then Jonathan made a covenant with David, because he loved him as his own soul. 4Jonathan strippedContinue reading “David and Jonathan”

Partnership in the Gospel

Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers forContinue reading “Partnership in the Gospel”

Isaiah: A Child is Born

But there will be no gloom for those who were in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he will make glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. The people who walkedContinue reading “Isaiah: A Child is Born”

self centered…

Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth. This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly,Continue reading “self centered…”

Sustainable Youth Ministry – Mark Devries

Is your youth ministry going down the drain and you need to know the steps to fix that? Are you not able to maintain a strong ministry to the younger generation and you want the specific steps to make this happen? Are the adults in your congregation looking for a quick fix to how toContinue reading “Sustainable Youth Ministry – Mark Devries”

Quiver of God!

Have you ever felt like you weren’t doing that thing that you should be doing? Thought about changing your  career? But is career in my thought is not vocation. Vocation is calling from the Latin for voice, and that is why we say that those in the “ministry” have a vocation. And in my thoughtsContinue reading “Quiver of God!”