From a sermon based on Luke 10:38-42 Finding God in the Clutter (Jesus, Mary & Martha)
No matter the space, we’ll fill it, whether our homes, our computers, or our schedules. How do we find the space we need for everything that needs to go into it?
A little background: When the church first started, it met with a lot of opposition. It was a pre-churched culture, where people didn’t know what Christianity was about and had never heard of some Hebrew preacher named Jesus of Nazareth. … Continue reading →
Introduction Every year, our congregation gives free bibles to all of our third-grade students. Until this point, we have given them the Faith Alive Study Bible, but CPH just changed the translation for that to the ESV, which has a … Continue reading →
This summer, we ran a week-long morning camp for age 10–high school to teach kids some acting skills, discuss our hope in Christ, and give them an opportunity to express that to others. We culminated in a final performance that … Continue reading →
Title art for sermon for 5/29/16
Text: 1 Kings 8:22-24,27-29,41-43
Description: “Bringing the World to the House of God” Where is the house of God, and how can we bring people to it?
The idea is that the house of God is now the human heart through Holy Baptism, and we bring others into God’s house by bringing them into our hearts and showing them the love of Christ, letting our light so shine before men….
(And of course, because the Word of God is in our hearts, when they’re in, they’ll hear it, because it’s everywhere in there.)
via FaithWebbing.com Faith Webbing is a deep, purposeful intergenerational approach to connecting youth to faith through a congregation. Its premise is to intentionally identify relationship voids in young peoples’ lives and then to fill those voids with members from within … Continue reading →
http://artfrmthehrt.com/scripture-reading-samples.html PowerPoint Contemporary Slide Presentations consisting of a Scripture reading introduction, three readings, and an appropriate ending slide for each reading using the ESV translation with copyright permission from Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. The slides … Continue reading →