The State of the Church; A Call to Unity

The State of the Church; A Call to Unity

Many of us Christians here in the U.S. have great concerns about the state of our nation, but why is there seemingly no serious alarm or outcry among Christians about the condition of the Church? According to George Barna, 3,500–4,000 churches close their doors each...
Being a Loving Neighbor Means Taking Risks

Being a Loving Neighbor Means Taking Risks

Jesus spent much of his public ministry healing the sick and practicing other supernatural activities. He invites us to carry on his public ministry by asking in his name for His kingdom to come and His will to be done. I have yet to find anyone who does His work...
Neighbors and Living the “Abnormal” Life

Neighbors and Living the “Abnormal” Life

The greatest threat I have found to my ability to demonstrate love for my neighbors is a very busy schedule. One summer day, I came home from the office and said, “Jo, we need to say no to so many activities in our home.” I had been so overwhelmed by the many things...