Tag: serving

  • Epiphany: Seek, Find, Worship

    Epiphany: Seek, Find, Worship

    The magi made great sacrifices, which defied logic, to meet Jesus. Are we willing to do the same?

  • God’s Instruments (St. Francis of Assisi)

    God’s Instruments (St. Francis of Assisi)

    A prayer attributed to St. Francis asks God to “make me an instrument of Your peace.” How can we be God’s instruments?

  • The Christian’s Mission in a Time of Social Distancing

    The Christian’s Mission in a Time of Social Distancing

    Jesus has not called us to try to figure out whether God is judging the nation or world with a disease. Our calling is always to share His grace with everybody that we can.

  • Joseph in God’s Leadership Training Program

    Joseph in God’s Leadership Training Program

    Genesis depicts Joseph as the first Israelite to emerge as a world leader. As a youth, he dreamed that his brothers and parents would one day bow before him (Genesis 37:5–11). By the time that actually happened, he was a changed man, equipped by God to lead. He started with dreams and ambition. He developed through God’s leadership training program, and found himself in a place where he could serve others for God’s glory. This should be the pattern for all Christians who seek to become leaders, whether in the church or in secular institutions.

  • Reflection on Mark 9:38-41 (Revisited)

    Reflection on Mark 9:38-41 (Revisited)

    John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” But Jesus said,“Do not stop him, for no one who does a mighty work in my name will be able soon afterward to speak evil of me. For the one who is not against us is for us. For truly, I say to you, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ will by no means lose his reward. (Mark 9:38-41, ESV)