It’s sad when people complain that they are not getting anything out of the church, but in reality they never put anything in to building relationships and living their faith together with other people.
They remind us that God can handle our wrestling. God can handle our struggles. God can even handle our doubts. In fact, God invites that kind of transparency from us.
If there is anything that surprises God, if there is anything that catches God off guard, if something shocks God, then we can’t trust Him.
Now, I am embarking on a new journey – one full of fears, worries, and doubts – but I know it’s where I am supposed to be. I’ve heard the call to “come”, and now it’s time to respond.
We are busy doing church programs, attending five services a week, but we never share the Gospel. Do less church stuff & more “worldly stuff”.
It is heartbreaking to see the devastation. We have a truck that needs to be packed with much-needed supplies that leaves on Saturday. We need your help.
Spiritual infants may go to church & small groups, listen to podcasts & tweet favorite verses. And then continue to live lives as they had been before.
The veil was torn & I could speak directly with God. I could use my own words. He wanted to hear me. Just knowing that completely changed my life.
One of our deepest desires was to foster a strong relationship with the people in our neighborhood. We wanted to go to them.
Often times, I read the Bible and see the faith of individuals, and a part of me feels like that it was easy for them.