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We must step out of our comfort zones
Give the world what they don’t expect…
Are we increasing our responsibilities as we grow?
Sometimes a new perspective can open our eyes.
From his recent trip to the U.S., during which he visited 15 churches, the editor offers seven points where churches might do better.
As one who has gardened, I often marvel at the process. In the spring I till the ground and bury small seeds under the soil. Over the next few weeks the plants grow and vegetables are produced.
As Paul concluded his letter to Titus, he urged him to remember something very important: “This is a faithful saying, and these things I want you to affirm constantly, that those who have believed in God should be careful to maintain good works.”
A hush has fallen over the entire professional football fanbase. The annual NFL draft has begun and the St. Louis Rams have ten minutes to make the first selection.
The custom of giving gifts at Christmas has its roots in information found in the Bible. Matthew tells us of the response of the wise men to the star that suddenly appeared: “For we have seen his star in the East and have come to worship him” (Matthew 2:2).
Haggai’s message was not meant to be comfortable. When he arrived in Jerusalem in 520 B.C., the temple of God was still not constructed. 18 years had passed since King Cyrus of Persia had released the Jews from their exile.