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What Do Missionaries Do?

What Do Missionaries Do?

James 1:22 says, “ Do what God’s teaching says; don’t just listen and do nothing. When you only sit and listen, you are fooling yourselves.” Let's look at one way your family can apply God’s Word, doing what it says as you walk through life this weekend and next week...

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Advent Nativity - Week 4: Anna & Simeon

Advent Nativity - Week 4: Anna & Simeon

This olive wood nativity set was hand carved in Bethlehem. Roger and Mary Bailey purchased it on their first trip to the Holy Land in 1999. I invite you and your family to join us on our journey to the manger as we prepare our hearts for Christmas. The “Advent...

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Advent Nativity - Christmas: Wise Men

Advent Nativity - Christmas: Wise Men

This olive wood nativity set was hand carved in Bethlehem. Roger and Mary Bailey purchased it on their first trip to the Holy Land in 1999. I invite you and your family to join us on our journey to the manger as we prepare our hearts for Christmas. The “Advent...

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Prayer: I Don't Know What to Say

Image © Depositphotos.com/ yuriyzhuravov How can we pray for you? What do you pray when you don't know what to pray? Jesus prayed a lot. He went off by Himself to spend time with the Father (Luke 15:6). He prayed in front of His disciples (John 17). He also invited...

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Prayer: I Want to Know More

Image © Depositphotos.com/ yuriyzhuravov How can we pray for you? What do you wish you understood better? What are you struggling with? Jesus prayed a lot. He went off by Himself to spend time with the Father (Luke 15:6). He prayed in front of His disciples (John 17). He also...

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Big Word Breakdown: What does “meditate” mean?

9/9/15; Big Word Breakdown; for Kids, for Parents, discipleship, Bible, heart, What’s Your Worldview What does the Bible mean by “meditate on Scripture”? Is it like when people sit with their legs folded, say “ohm,” and try to think of nothing? Let’s take a look. “Theology for Kids.” What does...

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"I Am the Light of the World."

What is Advent? Advent is the four weeks before Christmas. This is a time to think about Jesus and get ready to celebrate His birth. God’s people waited hundreds and thousands of years for God to fulfill His promise to send the Messiah. During advent, we remember the promises God...

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Who Goes To Heaven?

Who all goes to heaven? Is there really a hell? Does it really matter what you believe? Does it matter if the Bible is true? Mixed Opinions Last week I was hanging out with the teenagers at my church when one said something that still haunts me. "I don't believe...

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How to Give Thanks When You Don't Feel Thankful

Thanksgiving is 23 short days away. In our family, we go around the table during Thanksgiving dinner to each share at least one thing we have been thankful for over the last year. Social media is also full of daily posts naming one thing for which people are thankful. (We...

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What's the Difference Between Talents and Spiritual Gifts?

This month we're looking closer at spiritual gifts. Here is one of the most common questions: what is the difference between talents and spiritual gifts? Talents Spiritual Gifts Later this month we'll look at types of spiritual gifts and how to discover your spiritual gifts. Today, take some time to...

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