Week 6 | Service | Day 5

R E A D  It is often easy for us to cut corners, do things just close enough to the line of “good”  that we feel a sense that our integrity wasn’t tarnished. It is easy for us to drift when we have removed the guardrails of God’s truth that keep us moving forward. Paul […]

Week 6 | Service | Day 4

R E A D Here is a passage of Scripture that provokes both conviction and a challenge to what we believe with our feet. James 2:14-17: “What good is it, dear brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but don’t show it by your actions? Can that kind of faith save anyone? Suppose […]

Week 6 | Service | Day 3

R E A D If we desire to keep our Christian faith simple: love God and love others!  We complicate things when we go outside of those parameters. The Apostle John tells us in 1 John 3:23-24: “And this is his commandment: We must believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love […]

Week 6 | Service | Day 2

R E A D The word “service” or “servant” can be a very challenging word for us. Thoughts and images of this word can project all sorts of uncomfortable feelings. Scripture defines it in very different ways than we are accustomed to here in America. Descriptors like worship, self-sacrifice, putting others first, loving others, encouraging […]

Week 6 | Service | Day 1

R E A D Let’s face it, life can be very challenging. We have pressures coming at us from every angle. Jesus’ brother, James, gives us a very counterintuitive response to all of life’s difficulties. James 1:2-4: “Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great […]