Why Your Church Family Is Essential To Your Faith

Why your church family is essential to your faith

I was raised in the church. I know what it means to have a church family—a community of people who truly love and care about your spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being. I know what it is to have people in your life who rejoice in your accomplishments and love you...

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A Prayer to Start Your Week

A Prayer to Start Your Week

Do you dread Mondays? After the weekend, starting your work or school week can be less than exciting, but if you start your week with a prayer dedicating the week to the Lord, you may be surprised how much better you feel about facing another week. The Basis of a...

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7 Talents You Could Contribute To Your Church

7 talents you could contribute to your church

When we think of talents and giftings, we tend to think of what we call ‘The Super Gifts’: pastor, prophet, evangelist, apostle, and teacher. While these are vital roles that are needed in the church, they are no more or less important to God than all the other ones. God’s...

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Why We Celebrate Easter

Why We Celebrate Easter

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. ~Matthew 28:5-6. This is the reason we celebrate Easter—the...

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What Each Generation Can Bring to the Church

What each generation can bring to the church

Emma Bell. Hazel Farley. Gary and Joan Baker. Gloria Huskey. Ginnie Carrolla. Tessie Parker. Albert Hale. Shirley Salts. Mr. Farley. Zach Mace. Mr. O’Neal. Judy Penfield. Sue Stoll. Rosie and Jerry Lane. These are just a few of the folks who, along with my parents and grandparents, took the time...

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The 7 “I Am” Statements of Jesus Explained

The 7 I am statements of Jesus explained

During Jesus’s ministry on earth, He said many things that challenged His listeners. In fact, He often spoke in parables, or, as we will see in this article, in metaphors. He used figurative language to relate common objects or concepts with Himself or His Kingdom so that people could better...

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