“For nothing will be impossible with God.” And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her. (Luke 1:37–38, ESV) The Angel Gabriel came to announce the birth of Jesus to Mary. Mary marvels how this could be. She wonders how God could accomplish this seemingly impossible task. It all boggled the mind. But the angel reminded her: NOTHING WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE WITH GOD! Indeed, there is nothing God cannot accomplish. He is God! He is Lord over all. What seems like a big thing to us is a small thing to him. Can God … [Read More...]
Pastor Dave Ferguson shares a simple acronym that describes for us a practical way to B.L.E.S.S. our neighbors. B - Begin with prayer L - Listen E - Eat together S - Serve S - Share stories I have spoke about “Begin with Prayer,Listen, Eat Together, and Serve.” Today, I want to address the fifth and final step which is to share story. St. Francis of Assisi is often credited with saying: “Preach the gospel. If necessary, use words.” The implication is that the best way to share the love of God is through acts of kindness. It is that we lead with what we practice rather … [Read More...]
Pastor Dave Ferguson shares a simple acronym that describes for us a practical way to B.L.E.S.S. our neighbors. B - Begin with prayer L - Listen E - Eat together S - Serve S - Share stories I have spoke about “Begin with Prayer,Listen, and Eat Together.” Today, I want to address the fourth step and that is to Serve. When Jesus is in the upper room with his disciples, he sets an example of service for us. He washes his disciples' feet. He was the master. He was the teacher. You would think that it was the disciples who ought to wash Jesus’ feet. But there Jesus is … [Read More...]
40 Things to Give up for Lent
This is post that started it all and led to the creation of Greater Things Today. Discover 40 Things to give up not just for Lent, but for the rest of you life.
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This list is different. It is not the typical things like soda or chocolate. These are things truly worth giving up. There is one for each day of the season. And these are things to give up not just for Lent, but for the rest of your life.