Family devotions do not need to be every day, they don’t have to be boring or childish, and they certainly do not need to be hours long. But they should allow for thoughtful conversation, opportunities for everyone to share and lead, and time of just being loved and supported by those closest to you.
Yes, it’s a stretch of faith and personal comfort each time. But through my Nepali neighbors, I have realized that taking Church beyond the walls, when we all come together and do good deeds and share the love and message of God, is ALL day, EVERY day of the year.
This is not a new topic but is one that is becoming highlighted and more perverse as we have new forums and avenues for it to occur. In looking at this topic, there are numerous resources available for you to have healthy and proactive conversations with your student about it, but also ways to better educate yourself and those in your sphere of influence.
As our Hershey Free folks serve in the community, they carry the gospel and light of Christ with them. LIFT allows us to celebrate that and to encourage our congregation and the organizations that they support. One recently awarded LIFT grant was requested by Nelda Wachtman for Susquehanna Service Dogs.
This series will take some topics that are often seen as barriers to Christianity and present them with the heart and mind of Jesus.