Both welcoming and washing require emptying yourself to serve others, which might sound like more than you can handle this Advent season. But no one who opens the door to Jesus and shares a meal with Him goes away hungry.
Juggling family life and ministry life separately can lead to burnout and failure to thrive. Here's how one family learned to integrate these arenas into one mission.
I can distinctly remember the moment when I realized that something was off. I was working full time in ministry, studying Scripture regularly for writing a children’s discipleship curriculum, lived in a strong community that was passionate about seeking Jesus, and yet I felt dry…empty…weak. God felt distant. Honestly, my personal walk with Him had slowly dwindled away to almost nothing—all in the midst of ministry. Ministry had replaced God, and it wasn’t enough. I was in and around truth,
Hospitality is not about impressing others or making ourselves feel good. It's an avenue God has given us to fulfill the two greatest commandments Jesus gave: love God and love others.
What happens when an inner-city mission reaches out to hurting kids in some of the hardest places? Here’s what one children’s ministry leader has to share about lessons learned when working with unchurched, forgotten children.
What you believe, what you prioritize, and how you live out your worship will all rub off on those you disciple.
Are you looking for ways to bring kid's ministry to your community? Hear how a family team has made an impact in their public elementary school through a Good News Club for the past ten years.
God's goal for your ministry is much deeper and more long-lasting and God-glorifying than your get-fruit-quick plan.
Your ability to reach another human heart is not dependent on where you are placed or what your surroundings might be. Your ability to share extraordinary gospel truths depends only upon your willingness to let the work of Christ be channeled through you.
Read about the impact a small team of believers is making in rural America.