Determining Direction–Church+Families=Holistic Ministry

require(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) { L.start({"baseUrl":"mc.us15.list-manage.com","uuid":"aa03af48692ecad844c0bc122","lid":"e3fbd785f7"}) }) Moses stands before the nation of Israel, the people he has led for 40 years, as they camp outside of the Promise Land.  He knows he will soon die, and he gives one final address to God’s chosen nation.  He reminds them of the pain of disobedience, and the sweetness… Continue reading Determining Direction–Church+Families=Holistic Ministry

Determining Direction-A Bigger Picture

require(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) { L.start({"baseUrl":"mc.us15.list-manage.com","uuid":"aa03af48692ecad844c0bc122","lid":"e3fbd785f7"}) }) When the Syrian refugee crisis became a hot topic in American culture, I became infuriated with the response of followers of Jesus.  A hole in our understanding of the Gospel and missions became unavoidable as fear gripped our nation and hardened our hearts towards people who do not know Jesus.… Continue reading Determining Direction-A Bigger Picture

Determining Direction-A Solid Foundation

require(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) { L.start({"baseUrl":"mc.us15.list-manage.com","uuid":"aa03af48692ecad844c0bc122","lid":"e3fbd785f7"}) }) A song sung by slaves tells them to follow the drinking  gourd.  (To hear the song, click here: The Drinking Gourd.)  The Drinking Gourd is the name they used for the constellation commonly known as the Big Dipper.  It was sung to tell slaves which direction to go when they fled:… Continue reading Determining Direction-A Solid Foundation

Determining Direction-An Invitation

require(["mojo/signup-forms/Loader"], function(L) { L.start({"baseUrl":"mc.us15.list-manage.com","uuid":"aa03af48692ecad844c0bc122","lid":"e3fbd785f7"}) }) When I was in elementary school, one of the girls started a club.  She invited every girl in my class to join...except me.  I was heartbroken, and longed for an invitation.  As big tears rolled down my cheeks, I felt unloved and unworthy.  In those moments, another voice, Jesus can… Continue reading Determining Direction-An Invitation