Excel in Every Season

The CSB says, “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the Lord’s work, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.” The Passion Translation says it this way: “So now, beloved ones, stand firm, stable, and enduring. Live your lives with an unshakable confidence. We … Continue reading Excel in Every Season

The Same Attitude

An attitude is a way of thinking, which typically is reflected by our actions. In Philippians 2, we read that we “must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.” What a difficult thing to accomplish! How are we to have the same mindset at Jesus? What is Paul trying to say in this verse? … Continue reading The Same Attitude

Truth for a Lie

Imagine if you had this precious gem that was worth more than anything else in the entire world. Imagine if you found something that’s more amazing than anything you have ever encountered. Imagine if you discovered something more powerful than anything you have seen before. Now consider the Truth. Consider the Gospel, the Good News … Continue reading Truth for a Lie

You Feed Them

We see images and signs posted all over asking for help. There are homeless men, women and children holding signs on the street corners. There are advertisements for particular causes. Breast Cancer Awareness. Human Trafficking. Pro-life. Organ Donation. So many signs. So many people in need of help, in need of hope. When there was … Continue reading You Feed Them

Children’s Ministry Lesson: Parable of the Foolish Rich Man

This lesson is on the Parable of the Foolish Rich Man. The passage to read is Luke 12:13-21. The key verse is Luke 16:13. The front page of the activity sheet is divided into two sides. The object is to have the children list what they think both types of people would look like in … Continue reading Children’s Ministry Lesson: Parable of the Foolish Rich Man