If you drive by Good Shepherd on a Thursday afternoon, you might be surprised to come upon a party that happens there every week. You will find the newest Outreach Team members, Allison and DJ VanZanten, cheerily gathering supplies and setting up a station with children in tow.
I tell my kids countless stories of how God was faithful to my parents. Stories that include healing, safety, multiplying food when it was low, miracles that happened when they were on the mission field. My hope is that they will turn and tell their kids of how God was faithful to their grandparents and to us and that it will pass down for generations to come.
I felt selfishness start to creep in from the moment I knew I’d have some time by myself. It’s as if I began to plan temporarily walking away from God and walk into pure self-focus.
By the end of this blog post, I will be recommending one change to make in your life. That’s it! Just one!
When we do not embrace our identity in Christ, given to us as a result of the gospel, we allow our lives to be dictated by the shame we feel.
Through some conversation, prayer, and lots of reflecting, here are 3 things I think we should practice when considering engaging someone we disagree with on social media