We want to leave this planet knowing that we did something significant, that our lives had real value. Don’t we?
“Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.” - Isaiah 1:17
More joy. More adventure. More purpose. More to life. What if the abundant life you've been searching for has been right in front of you all along?
Church. It's whole purpose is to bring glory to the Creator, to worship Him, and proclaim His message of hope and healing in this world. It's a community of people who do life together, who take care of one another, and who are family.
The book of Acts has a lot to teach us about what a life fully committed to God looks like. Are you ready to see what the abundant life is all about? In this four part series you'll work through several sections in the book of Acts and you'll have the chance to talk to a mentor as you learn.
Many of us obsess about God’s calling on our lives. We may wonder what kind of career God is leading us to; we dream about making a difference, about falling into the exact and concrete will of God. And when things don't fall into place like we think they should, we may wonder whether or not we even have a calling.
You know you should trust God. You desperately want Him to rescue you and guide you through the maze of life. Yet the phrase “trust God” can seem so trite; your mind swims with the “what if” possibilities that threaten to overtake you.
Connecting with like-minded people who genuinely care about one another is a gift we take for granted all too often. But it's not always rosy; sometimes, friendship gets messy.
Have you ever had someone tell you that your Christian faith is a crutch? Well, the best response we've heard to that is: "Absolutely." Our faith helps us see that we are all broken people who really need to borrow strength from a Savior, to lean on a deep and abiding faith. We are always growing, always depending on the grace of God.