Comparing Two Dreamers, from the Old and New Testament
The Bible is filled with stories of real people with real dreams, just like us. RJ Thesman takes a closer look at the parallels between two Josephs, one in the Old Testament and one in the New Testament. Both Josephs paid attention to their dreams and waited for the Lord's guidance, and their stories encourage us to trust in the Lord. Today, I encourage you to consider - what dreams do you have that you need to trust God with?
Lessons from Egyptian Christians, Part 3: Extreme Hospitality
Let us be a church that is known for hospitality, for how we love our family and our enemies. Let us be a church that is hospitable to travelers from around the globe and neighbors from around the corner. Let us be a church that sets out to heal those hurting in our community without any hesitation.
Learning About Time Management from Moses
Today we're going to look at Moses, a man who was sought by millions of people for his wisdom. Moses led the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt, and he was a great leader. He can teach us much about setting priorities.
The Epic Story of the Bible, Part 6: Moses Points to Christ
Moses is a picture of Christ, our redeemer and guide. He also struck a rock that will give water, pointing to Jesus, who mediates between God and us and gives us Living Water. Moses was the lawgiver, where God’s Precepts are given that will also be fulfilled in the coming of the One.
Lessons from Egyptian Christians , Part 1: Political Unrest is Good for the Church
Chris recently traveled to Egypt and there learned some important lessons about being a Christian. He learned political unrest is good for the Church, and oppression makes us ask questions about true freedom, found in Christianity. In Egypt he learned again that knowing Jesus, obeying Jesus, and introducing others to Jesus truly is the most important thing in life, and he shares his experience in this post.
Lessons from Egyptian Christians, Part 3: Being a Missional Church
In downtown Cairo, Kasr al Dobara Evangelical Church (KDEC) stands as the largest evangelical church in the entire Middle East, and they are definitely doing things that attract people to them. But the church’s “attractiveness” is not its mission: it is the result of its missional approach.