Throughout this year, you'll be given the opportunity to be the hands and feet of Jesus to our community and “Shine On..." Rise & shine this Monday morning and serve the teachers at Oyster Creek Elementary.
There is something in the heart of God that loves to see His people move toward the stranger, to give them the sense that they are wanted and expected. We were once strangers and aliens, but God went looking for us.
What does it look like to BE salt and light? The answers to that question are as numerous as there are Christians in this world. It’s offering to mow your neighbors’ grass when they’re out of town or new to town.
In 2014, Thomas and Misty were ecstatic to find out they were pregnant. It had been a three-year journey of waiting and praying. They shared the news with their immediate family, and shortly thereafter faced jolting sadness when they lost the baby.
There it was. The Gospel pouring out of the mouth of Horton who heard a Who! The basic premise is that an elephant named Horton hears a little tiny sound from a little tiny speck of dust and realizes that there is another world he never knew about and now he can’t get anyone to believe him.
I want to yell out at my TV, “You’re not in America anymore! Stop comparing!” Whether you are wistfully looking back at what was or just locked up in old habits or ways of relating, you will never get to fully drink in the freedom of your new Kingdom until you burn your ships and scream out, “I’m all in!”