How to avoid burn out in ministry! A good read for ministers and congregants!
In all our efforts to be more palatable to the world and the lost, to “undo” the stereotype the world has of christians being “judgmental, holy-rollers” we have lost something important, we’ve lost what it means to BE a christian.
This is a new series specifically designed to give both help and encouragement to ministry families and their children who may be dealing with these issues, as well as helping congregates have an inside look at the ministry and the family and their place in helping it succeed or fail.
Church Hopscotch, unfortunately, has become the most popular lifestyle among believers today. We will never grow or mature into our calling if we are continually transplanted from one place to another! The Bible praises remaining faithful. There may be times you feel like you are getting no where in your church, but you are gaining … Continue reading Church Hopscotch
(Originally posted 10/12/2009 on Jessica Taylor Cappel's blog: The FAITH DRIVEN Life) Wow, this verse is pretty clear! Those who think they are exempt from correction and discipline are illegitimate offspring of God... That's not my opinion that is what the Bible says, puts a fire under you to make sure you are listening to … Continue reading I Want to be a True Child of God
"In life, the path we leave behind us is as critically important as the path we follow. If we leave nothing but inflicted hurt and destruction to others' lives behind us, have we really succeeded in following God's purpose for our life?"
God is faithful and true to His promises and no matter how far away from Him a person may appear to be, His loving kindness is there all the while calling them back and bringing them to repentance.
"In our effort to be disconnected with the evils of the world, we have become disconnected with the temptations and stumbling blocks our children face."
It has taken me some time to get to a place where I fully realize that people and their opinions are simply that, people. They are imperfect human beings who can be rude, hurtful, and unkind just as much as they can be compassionate, loving, and kind.