This is where the rubber meets the road. If we want our faith to grow, sometimes the best thing for us to do is jump in and see how we can serve others in God's name. This week we see Jesus as he teaches His power to multiply our smallest efforts and turn them into amazing results. AND BONUS: we'll wrap it all up with the testimony of a missionary from the Dominican Republic named Ed Zogg to see how God can use ANYBODY to do amazing things for Him if they're willing to bring Him whatever they've got.
You know what's true? God really values our faith. Over and over, we're told how important faith is when it comes to our relationship with Him. You know what's also true? Faith can be really hard! What does it even mean to "have faith?" Let's spend some time exploring a few SOLID practices that will Jumpstart your faith and help it grow.
In this conclusion to our series about the ways Jesus is uniquely special in our lives, we are also celebrating Christmas. This short devotional message was part of a larger program that involved narration, acting, and singing. Merry Christmas!
According to some estimates, the average person will work something like 90,000 hours in their life! And sadly, MANY PEOPLE hate their jobs. But what if we could find PURPOSE in our work. Something bigger than making a dollar or selling a product? What if we could make sense of our work that is MORE than the dollars and cents? This is week one of a series dedicated to JUST THAT. You don't want to miss it.
Joseph has been through more than one person should have to go through yet somehow maintains both his faith in God and the desire to honor him. This week we're seeing his journey through time in prison, a gift for interpreting dreams, and the wild promotion he gets from prisoner to dignitary. How? Let's talk about that.
When you really want something, it's hard to resist it. What if the thing you want goes against what God wants for your life? THIS is the struggle of temptation and sin. Let's look at the life of Joseph as he overcomes an extremely tempting opportunity to sin and learn how we can overcome temptation too.