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A Model for Family Discipleship

by Jenny Black on


Jesus invited the disciples to walk alongside Him and join Him in ministry work as He demonstrated a life of obedience to the Father. Before He ascended to heaven, He commanded them to continue the work without Him being physically present. As we aim to disciple our children, we do well to implement the same method Jesus modeled for us.  

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The Power of the “Regular” Christian Life

by Roger Sappington on


Many of us want to make an impact in the world. We desire to be agents of change. We long for influence beyond what we presently have. But sometimes it is living “regular” lives as Christians who love others well that makes us our impact truly remarkable.

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Firm Foundation

by Ashley Frerking on


When storms rip through our lives, we find out what we are made of, and what we have build our foundations upon. Are we trusting in what can be shaken?

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Reputations Under Construction

by Alison Dellenbaugh on


It is not always enough to avoid speaking falsely of others. To be truly kind, we must sometimes go over and above, making efforts to speak well of them. 

 

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Hello, Neighbor: Changing the Narrative

by Jon Rhiddlehoover on


Christians have an opportunity to flip the common social narrative that sees Christ-followers as hypocritical, judgmental, and self-righteous, and represent Jesus Christ within our communities in a way that will lead the non-religious to see the love of Christ in us. At the Central Storehouse food pantry, we've been blessed to see the narrative changing, for the glory and honor of God.

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The Value of Planting Churches Worldwide

by Manny Fernandez on


The Church is God's instrument for carrying out His mission worldwide. In the book of Acts, Paul traveled to various cities, sharing the Gospel, making disciples, and establishing churches that would continue the mission after he left. This was the first church-planting process. Statistically, church-planting is the fastest way to spread the Gospel.

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Every Step and Every Moment

by Jenny Black on


As believers, we never face anything without God's full presence or without His sovereign power reigning over us. Therefore, we have nothing to be anxious about. 

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11 Financial Hacks to Fight the Inflation Monster

by Roger Sappington on


Over the years of seeking to be a faithful steward of God’s resources, I have learned some helpful life hacks in the area of our finances. None of these ideas are revolutionary, but added together they can help you save hundreds of dollars a month and further the work of the gospel through your increased giving.

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Unseen Ministry

by Amanda Bray on


Every church has its unseen ministry. Whether it's a small group or a large team, whether paid staff or volunteers, it's essential to recognize and appreciate their vital contributions.

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Life Change Through Camp

by Stephanie Thomas on


Something amazing happens when you pluck a child out of their regular routine and get them alone with God and His creation for a few days. Not only do kids meet Jesus for the first time, but they dive into the deep end of their relationship with God.