How well do you know the people you serve? How well do you understand their problems? In ministry, do you see neighborhoods or neighbors?
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.
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.
Read about the impact a small team of believers is making in rural America.
This is what suffering and setbacks can produce in life and ministry.
You must be one with Jesus, and be “bound up in the bundle of life” with Him if you would bring others into that life.
In the mundane, daily moments, it can be easy to lose sight of the mission field right in your own home.
When Jesus sent out His disciples to carry His message, He reminded us that the harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. So what was His strategy for mobilizing more workers? He told them to pray and ask the Lord of the harvest to send out more workers. Prayer is God’s plan for mobilizing missionaries. If we pray that He will send out more workers, He will.
The number of children in foster care is skyrocketing. There are nearly 428,000 children in the United States who are currently in foster care. The reasons many of these kids are in care can vary widely, from their parents not having adequate heating to severe abuse. Recently, more children have been entering the system due to the rise in serious drug use.