While I am saying that our motivation and attitude in serving others should be checked, sometimes you just have to get out there and do it!
On April 14 we witnessed 30 students step out in faith and publicly declare that they are followers of Jesus as they were baptized in front of the church.
In this series, we will study Romans 12 and see what it looks like to be part of the team that Jesus is creating. As we will see, when we are following Jesus, no one sits on the bench!
Baptism is an exciting next step on the Christian journey, and we celebrated with five people who took this step on November 25.
The holidays are amazing moments to establish traditions that showcase Christ in what we do and why we do it. My prayer is that your traditions do just that, and that they build lifelong memories for you and your family.
One recently awarded LIFT grant was requested by Janet Mills for Lebanon County Christian Ministries, where Janet has been volunteering for about 20 years. LCCM is planning to use the grant to help with their new homeless shelter.
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.
Do you ever feel stuck inside your circumstances, where there’s no easy way out? When this happens, we often find ourselves asking tough questions: Where is God in this? Why is he not answering my prayers? Does he really care? Habakkuk was someone who asked these hard questions. His is a story of someone learning to hope, when hope seems hard. Get ready for this...