Maybe you are like me and most of the physical preparation for Christmas are complete. And maybe you are like me and this season of Advent, meant to be a time of spiritual preparation, has instead been a time of parties–with overeating and overdrinking and not-enough-sleep–and concerts and some measure of stress and distress…
I’m more or less ready for Christmas. But am I ready for Jesus?
We love because he first loved us. Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen. And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.
In an honest story, Mackenzie shares what she decided to pray for when she prayed for a close agnostic friend going through a hard time. It may not be the prayer you expect. Read on in “A Strange Prayer.”
And what might the road look like in committing to praying for someone long-term? Erik shares about his experience meeting someone who secretly, yet steadily, prayed for him for over 20 years.
At Christ Community Church we are reading the Gospel of Mark together. This week we’re in chapter 2; and as we heard in Sunday’s message, Jesus is still bringing change to his people. To hear or read more connected to our series, “Who do you say I am?” visit our church’s current series website (or in the archives).
You probably spend more time at work than you do at Church. That’s one of the reasons why Larry argues that the workplace is full of untapped potential to witness to the unity of the body of believers.
J.B. shares how micro-prayers can help get you through the day at work.
And Melissa offers 8 ideas for living missionally at work.
This post is for members of the workforce who spend a significant amount of time at their workplace. It provides ideas and inspiration for living your faith in community.
Ed Cyzewski offers another good reason to pray for and at your workplace: the devil and your own sinfulness are busy causing mayhem!
I used to think that I could win my spiritual battles with a one-time prayer encounter in church. The reality was that I needed to expand my spiritual battle plans into the office, the kitchen, and the living room. I needed to make daily investments in the life of God.
And here’s a prayer from Stanley Hauerwas that you can offer for your work over at Distinct Disciples.