Freedom and Birth
The cycle repeats.
Now lets look a little closer at these cycles and our country.
Freedom and Birth.
It is no mystery that the birth of our country was heralded with promise. The revisionists may tell a different story, but many Christians saw this as the opportunity to form a… Continue
Sitting in a booth at the National Religious Broadcaster's Convention in Nashville.
I am in front of a green screen. I'm being shot with a high end camera with a weird green ring on it. I can see myself in the monitor, but... Volia! With the wonders of modern technogy, the Tricaster is putting me in a high end set. Part of that high end set includes a stream of live video from the show. That robotic camera is perched atop of the trussing surrounding our booth and can be controlled… Continue
In this economic downturn some industries are being harder hit than others. I have a concern for Christians who don't have transferrable skills that are being hit.
I am thinking that we, the church, should consider forming Christian communities, shared living places, to help. I have seen various things like this work. The economic model is incredibly good... a community can often support itself for about $150 per week per person for food and shared housing. This is far less than it… Continue
Added by Juanita on February 8, 2009 at 7:15pm —
These questions are important. And more important today than ever. The trouble is that we try to figure these things out alone. That was never God's intent... that we journey alone.
Individual. I'm an individual. If I, an individual Christian, try to figure out why I’m here, what I’m supposed to do and how- without being connected and in community with other believers, I’ll miss it.
Our goal is to be mature followers of Christ. Let’s unpack this concept of ‘maturity.’ A mature follower of Christ should be able to reproduce – bring others to Christ. As mature followers of Christ, we should be able to help others mature in Christ. We ourselves should be life long learners – learning, sharpening our skills and passing this on to others. Let’s look at one of the particular skills we need to focus on:
There is the planter, apostle, or missionary. The term is not… Continue
Added by Juanita on February 2, 2009 at 4:30pm —