Mission

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Telling Stories

“The man from whom the demons had gone begged that he might be with him, but Jesus sent him away, saying, ‘Return to your home, and declare how much God has done for you.’ And he went away, proclaiming throughout the whole city how much Jesus had done for him.” Luke 8:38-39 (ESV) If I gave you these ingredients: A Naked Dude,…

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Get Dirty

“When the time came, [Jesus] set aside the privileges of deity and took on the status of a slave, became human! Having become human, he stayed human. It was an incredibly humbling process. He didn’t claim special privileges. Instead, he lived a selfless, obedient life and then died a selfless, obedient death—and the worst kind of death at that—a crucifixion.”  Philippians 2:7-8…

Bleeding Heart Liberals

You need to get involved with us and become a bleeding heart liberal, Jesus-style. Whenever I hear this term, I don’t know what to do with it.  Is it good, is it bad?  I’ll admit, I’ve never been called a “bleeding heart liberal,” and I think because it’s derogatory toward people who champion social justice.  I was reading the Bible and meditating,…

Foreign Missions

I love missions. My heart beats to the very word m-i-s-s-i-o-n. I’ll share one reason I love “foreign” missions. THINKING GLOBALLY CHANGES THE WAY YOU THINK LOCALLY. The word mission comes from the Latin missio, meaning “sent.” It’s the word Christians use to describe Jesus’ instruction to His followers, “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name…

Churches Helping Churches in Haiti

Galatians 6:10 reads, “So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.”  The household of faith is the Christian church–not one local church, but all churches that are true followers of Jesus.  This verse says we are to do good especially to churches.  We are to help Haiti,…