Tag: Resurrection

Christmas Devotions: Gifts

When the wise men saw the star they shouted joyfully. As they came into the house and saw the child with Mary his mother, they bowed down and worshiped him. They opened their treasure boxes and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.… Continue Reading “Christmas Devotions: Gifts”

Episode one: The Missionary Gift

Not every believer has the missionary gift, but every Christian is called to some kind of involvement in missions. We are called to advance the gospel in some way and to participate in the fulfilling of God’s purposes in our generation. -David Shibley In… Continue Reading “Episode one: The Missionary Gift”

John 1:5 / Juan 1:5

And the light shines on in the darkness, but the darkness has not mastered it. -John 1:5 We love Easter! Of course as followers of Christ we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus on a daily basis but there is just something extra special about… Continue Reading “John 1:5 / Juan 1:5”

Involvement

What is your involvement in missions?  What do you do to make sure that God’s redemption is known to all who need it?  Below is a short devotion taken from our forthcoming devotional book.  We sincerely hope it gives you encouragement today.   Not… Continue Reading “Involvement”

Dialogue

Will there be pets in heaven?  Will there be sex in heaven?  What does it mean that women were the first to encounter the empty tomb?  What will happen when we enter into Christ’s resurrection?  Couldn’t someone have simply stolen the body of Jesus?… Continue Reading “Dialogue”

The Service of Shadows (Experience Continued)

We have always loved the experience that holy week offers.  When we were in pastoral ministry we always tried to offer unique worship experiences during this time.  Our absolute favorite services of the year were the Service of Shadows held on Good Friday followed… Continue Reading “The Service of Shadows (Experience Continued)”

Don’t Be a Ridiculous Donkey!

We have always loved this time of year!  We celebrate the triumphal entry of our Lord and Savior into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday then we experience Holy Week through various worship events which crescendo into a beautiful expression of joy and amazement on Resurrection… Continue Reading “Don’t Be a Ridiculous Donkey!”

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