Let’s take God’s example of rest seriously by setting aside time to relax physically and renew ourselves emotionally and spiritually.
Jesus gave priority to people. By helping them in different ways, He served them and made them His priority.
We join this story as the apostles return after Jesus had sent them out. They were eager to tell their rabbi about “all they had done and taught,” but “many people” made conversation impossible.
We recently talked with Pastor Matt Chandler about The Village Church, child sponsorship, the poor and his book, The Explicit Gospel.
Let’s talk about how the next 20 days are going to be different than normal for each of us. Let’s talk about the joys, rewards, effort and difficulty involved with giving. And let’s raise $20,000 for children in need this Christmas.
As the country director, Sujitha Siri Kumara dialogues with pregnant and new mothers from our Child Survival Program. With his experience of sleepless nights with twin babies, he is able to identify with their struggles.
Excerpted from Compassion Blogger, Emily at With Elephant Grace. Emily won third place for the ‘Dear God’ Blog Month assignment.
Corrupt regimes oppress their citizens, slave traders, pimps and global corporations. Outrageous. Maddening. Deeply sad. But what corruption lives on in our own hearts?
The one thing that has kept this ministry on the right track for more than 55 years is more than just our holistic approach to releasing children from poverty. It is the three little words—“In Jesus’ name”—that make the difference.
Let’s paint a complete picture of giving this holiday season and see what we come up with. Let’s see if what we uncover helps connect us more closely to Jesus and helps make giving a part of our everyday lives.
Genuine relationship with God is more important than any of our leadership skills or theological training.
On Giving Tuesday you can change the life of a child. Give a gift that will have an eternal impact.
Jesus warns us that no matter how much we have struggled, perspired, and inspired, we simply must remain in the vine. He is the true vine, the way, the truth, and the life (John 14:6).
God compares us with many things: salt, mustard, light. In Psalm 92, we are compared to palm trees. Why does He do this?
Both obedience and disobedience to the Lord greatly affect our destiny and even that of our dependents and those we serve.
On behalf of the children and God we serve, thank you for the abundant love you share with the world. Happy Thanksgiving!
In Exodus 24, the Israelites may not have agreed on the details, but they chose to agree on one basic thing: obedience.
God told Jeremiah, “I chose you before you were born.”
Universal Children’s Day is a day we can celebrate the very ones we serve — children!
The assumption that “more churches + more Christians = more impact” is not always true.
The monster of poverty will not consume all. God’s mercies shield; His compassion protects. And it is compassion that drives us to act.
God is greater than any problem or challenge on the face of the earth. Nehemiah worshiped and praised God for who He is and brought an impossible situation to the God of possibilities.
Evangelist and motivational speaker, Nick Vujicic was born without arms and legs. Nick overcame his disabilities and currently travels the world sharing about the power of faith in Jesus.
Jesus knows how hard it is to keep up with the demands of your day. But He also knows the importance of rest.