Tag Archives: encouragement

The Church’s Role in Making Disciples

And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. – Deuteronomy 6:6 Our reflection this week is from Rev. Calvin Tuininga and based on the Scripture reading in Ephesians 4:11-16 In these verses, God is not … Continue reading

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Prayer Is the Start of a Miracle

As we build this community prayer platform, we ask the Lord to listen to our petitions with full confidence they not only are heard but acted upon by God according to His holy will. These requests are on my prayer … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Disappoint

Happy Five Minute Friday! The rules remain the same. Ponder the weekly prompt. Nothing too pithy, just honest as the words flow from the brain through the fingers. Keep it limited to five minutes {or so} with limited editing. Link … Continue reading

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Change

Today’s Words for the Week come from the wisdom of Ray Lammie It’s not your parents’ fault, it’s not where you were born, how poor you were, your lack of education, the boss, your ex-spouse, etc. You are responsible for … Continue reading

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Draw Me to Yourself

  Today’s reflection is by Ted Loder from his book, Guerrillas of Grace In this moment draw me to yourself, Lord, and make me aware not so much of what I’ve given as of all I have received and so … Continue reading

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Say a Little Prayer …

As we build this community prayer platform, we ask the Lord to listen to our petitions with full confidence they not only are heard but acted upon by God according to His holy will. These requests are on my prayer … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Hold

Ready for this week’s Five Minute Friday adventure? Five Minute Friday is, of course, and exercise where about 100 of us in the FMF community come together to independently write on a one-word prompt — this week HOLD — post … Continue reading

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Words on Wood

There are two plaques sitting on a table in my living room. Both were sent by my daughters and await a spot on the wall — when I decide which wall. Until last week, they served as hard table top … Continue reading

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The Road That Makes All the Difference

Our reflection this week is by Traci Rabenstein, director of Mission Advancement for the Church of the Brethren. Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. — Matthew 4:1 During my junior … Continue reading

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Folded Hands

As we build this community prayer platform, we ask the Lord to listen to our petitions with full confidence they not only are heard but acted upon by God according to His holy will. These requests are on my prayer … Continue reading

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