Sharon and I get to host our GPS Missional Community every Tuesday night and each week there is not a night that goes by where, after everyone leaves, we comment how awesome it is to “do life” with these amazing people.
Last Sunday, Pastor Blair spoke to us about what it means for a woman to be made in the image of God. Similar to last week, Pastor Blair spoke about how womanhood and Christ-likeness are synonymous, just as manhood and Christ-likeness are synonymous.
Considering that we are in the book of Proverbs and will be looking at Proverbs 31 this Sunday, January 24, 2016, here are five things that might surprise you about Proverbs 31. Pay particular attention to the, “a women who fears the Lord”:
As the Gospel grows in our lives, It produces a response that says, “God, no matter what, here I am! Send me wherever you need!” We literally are coming before God and telling Him our life is a blank cheque; use it as any way you can! “Here I am! Send me!” People need to hear about your grace; they need to meet you! “Here I am! Send me!”
“Your teeth are soft and are calcified,” said the dental therapist to my child. My child and I gulped, both of us holding back the tears. How could this happen? We brush, we floss, we use mouthwash. How could that not be enough? Defeat and failure crossed both of our minds.
When you experience life, faith and culture in a radically different way, as I experienced in Turkey, it leaves your mind full. It takes time to reflect and to consider all that God is teaching me through that experience.
This article is a response to the popular blog post titled “I Waited Until My Wedding Night To Lose My Virginity and I Wish I Hadn’t,” written by a girl named Samantha. You can read her full article here: bit.ly/truelovewaits.
We start out with the best intentions. Before long, however, we always seem to come back to a place of pride and misplaced identity. It's innocent enough at first, and might even have a good foundation; we take pride in this or that aspect of our home church.
If there was one common thread question throughout the Multiply Conference, I would say it was how do we best make and help grow disciples of Jesus. For two days, we listened to Pastors share how God was working in their hearts to show them that this is of utmost importance....
I have an older friend. When I say he's older, let me clarify by adding he's older because he's older than me - not particularly old. This friend has taught me a lot of things that he himself probably doesn't realize he taught me....