Maybe people, and possibly even adoptive families themselves, might wonder if their efforts are a waste. We must make sure they know that Jesus, who cares for vulnerable children, sees what they are doing as admirable.
It is a calling to become an adoptive family. The church can be on the frontline as it supports each person to fulfill God’s calling.
Twin brothers David and Jason Benham share inspiring stories of how they’ve stood for Biblical values publicly as entrepreneurs. They offer advice to help Christians share their faith in everyday life with courage and compassion.
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Sign Up at TheFocusedPastor.org As a church leader, you pour everything into your ministry. Your time. Your energy. Your money. How can we help you in your busy ministry to families. As much as you give, you would like to do more, but everyone has their limits. Focus on the Family would like to walk …
October is a great opportunity for church members to honor and bless your pastor(s), but if your church calendar won’t cooperate – do it any time of the year like a key anniversary or birthday.
Selfless love rescues us from ideas that make us feel lonely and inadequate. It shows us we are loved and it awakens our love for others.
Facilities are important tools in reaching and leading people. I encourage you to walk through your facility as a guest. Maybe invite someone who has never visited your church to do a walk-through with you. See the space from their perspective.
The church is not immune to confusion when it comes to understanding and applying the bible. Dr. Jeff Myers helps us remedy thoughtlessness in the body of Christ.
Thoughtful Christians don’t fear difficult questions. They expect them. Rather than blind faith, they ask questions such as, “is the Bible really true for everyone, everywhere, all the time? If so, how do I know? How ought this to change my life? How would I explain this belief to others?