My desire from the beginning of the year has been to explore the disciplines. I introduced the plan of a series with a post on the What and Why of Spiritual Disciplines. Then my sister, Kandy Chimento followed up with a post on the 'How' using the Bonsia tree as an illustration. About that time, … Continue reading What Is Spiritual Formation and How Do I Practice It?
BLESSED Matthew 5:3-12 When Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount, he launched into the longest sermon ever recorded. At the beginning of that sermon are what we know as The Beatitudes. My husband recently preached a sermon from Matthew 5:3-12, and he stated, The Beatitudes are "holy attitudes for living the Christian life." Rev. Skip … Continue reading Holy Attitudes for Living the Blessed Christian Life
How Does Grafting Relate to the Family of God? Most of my adult life, I have ministered to children. I love to creatively find ways to get the children to interact with older adults in our church. So when I saw a chance to have a local farmer from our congregation come share with the … Continue reading Grafted Into God’s Family and Producing Fruit
If you could go back in time and talk with anyone, with whom would you talk?
When a weekly commitment that Christians are encouraged in the Bible to keep becomes a challenge to us because we do not feel like it, then it may be the time to remind ourselves that church is not really about us…it’s about God.
Who ME? Make Disciples? I'm not trained to do that....
I Praise God for His Salvation I thank Him daily for loving us (me) so much that He sent His Son to earth to live a perfect life, to suffer the cruel death on a crimnal's cross, but then rise again just to save us all from our sins. Praise His beautiful name! [Read my … Continue reading 4 Building Blocks to Growing Our Faith