Church? Spectators vs Participants

Dear Church, Are you a spectator or a participant in building God’s kingdom? Years of sitting in traditional church has not prepared us to be the church in the manner described in the New Testament. We have been taught to come. To sit. To watch and listen to what others have prepared. (Someone described itContinue reading “Church? Spectators vs Participants”

Jesus Longs for His Church to Come Alive

I loved reading a book over the weekend written by a pastor who was told he needed to leave his institutional church in order to protect his health. Today, he leads a movement that has reached multiple countries. Below is a quote from his wife excerpted from his book: “The Revolution is happening – it’s happeningContinue reading “Jesus Longs for His Church to Come Alive”

Intentional Meals Together?

“Cook at home and enjoy family meals.” I read these words recently in the newly updated food guide… Thanks to a young friend recently visiting from Germany, who inspired us, I have been encouraged to ALSO include EVERY family member in the making of suppers, no matter the initial headaches, and turn them into aContinue reading “Intentional Meals Together?”