What is your response when you feel the Holy Spirit nudge your heart, asking you to reach out to someone? In this post, RJ offers a solution when we struggle to heed those still, small commands: just give Jesus your obedience in 10-second chunks. Obeying every 10 seconds can grant us the courage we need - what will you do with your next 10 seconds of faith?
The Frustrating Cycle (And Why I Am Grateful For It)
One of our favorite stories in the Bible is the great story of Nehemiah. In it, we find drama, opposition, perseverance, success, and leadership (just to name a few). Most of the time, people focus only on the first several chapters. However, in this post, Keith shares with us why the frustrating cycle of Chapter Nine is worth our time and reflection as well.
Are You Listening?
When we study the Hebrew roots of our Christian faith, we can often discover a difference between the Hebrew meaning of words and our knowledge of them. One such word is "hearing" which in Hebrew is “shema”. Shema means to hear or listen, in an active, life-changing sense. Are you actively listening to God’s word this week?
Come to the Table
Like the disciples, all of us have our doubts and questions - we are full of imperfections. We come to the communion table likely to betray Him again and choose something safe and comforting over following Jesus. Thankfully, the invitation to the Lord’s Supper isn’t contingent upon our performance. What is your communion table experience? Share with us!
How to Love Our Neighbors (Take Five)
As we strive to follow Jesus, we know that we are called to love our neighbors and the many people we encounter in the world. But what does that mean practically for us? What are the real ways we can share our faith with others? In this week’s Take Five, we explore some ideas and inspiration for our journey of loving our neighbors and the world, in Jesus’ name.
Wisdom in an Antique Store; The True Value of Possessions
We all possess things that we we love. But, some of us spend our lives working to accumulate more “things,” which can lead us to a self-centered, arrogant life - ignoring the blessings God has given and replacing Him with a golden idol. When we put our emphasis on our possessions, we tend to worry. And worry can really interfere with life, both spiritually and physically.