Tag: serve God by serving others

Apples and Oranges

If you plant an apple tree would you expect oranges to grow?  I would hope not.  Seeds are very specific.  What you plant is what you get.  God has given us this simple lesson in all the various kinds of seeds available for planting. …

Balance

We have to find a balance in our lives regarding how we choose to spend our time.  For most of us, a large portion of our day is dedicated to our place of employment.  Another large block of time is dedicated to our family. …

Volunteer

There are many outreach programs and organizations that cannot survive without volunteer workers.  Many of these are faith-based organizations, but there are also many that have no official spiritual connection yet continue to do God’s work helping those in need. Chances are there are…

How to Make a Difference in the World

The way to make a difference in this world is to take what you’ve learned in your Bible study and that which you’ve gained through worship, then combine it with a good measure of prayer and put it into action serving others. “Do not…

Consumer Christianity

Do you know what the term Christian CEO means?  That’s a Christian who attends church on Christmas and Easter only.  Here in America it’s a fairly common practice.  Another fairly common practice in America, among Christian believers, is to not attend church at all….

The Rolls Royce of Religion

There are tens of thousands of Christian denominations.  Most of these will agree on the major points of doctrine, but the reason there are so many denominations is because they don’t all agree on precisely how the Christian religion should be carried out.  Some…

Following God’s Will

We are all fractured individuals.  None of us is perfect.  The world we live in makes it difficult to stay pointed in the right direction.  There are too many temptations, too many distractions, too many alternative paths leading us astray.  Following God’s will for…

Reaching Out to those in Need

Don’t Go to Church Over 250 members of the Church That Matters in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, just outside of Tulsa, decided not to go to church on Sunday.  Instead, they took part in the church’s annual “Don’t Go To Church Sunday,” community service project. …

Finding Ways to Serve God

Your decision to follow Jesus is a decision to spend your life serving God.  The teachings of Jesus are filled with ways to serve God.  The foundation of your service to God is love.  “A new command I give you: Love one another. As…

How to Please God

God wants you to be happy, full of joy, looking forward to your future, and celebrating your past.  We reach this place in our lives when we turn from our sin and trust Jesus as our Savior.  The primary way we please God is…