Tag: serve God

Reconnecting with God

How you got unconnected from God is unimportant.  In fact, you may not be as unconnected as you think.  Or perhaps, you just want to get better connected.  In all cases, the path for improving, developing, or rekindling a relationship with God starts right…

Hope for those in Need

It’s a beautiful thing when an entire church congregation comes together in service to God and their community.  No matter where you church is located, chances are not far away, maybe right across the street or just a few miles down the road, there…

Love Your Neighbor as You Love Yourself

Most of us have been confronted at one time or another by a person asking us for a hand-out.  These request come in various forms.  Sometimes it’s a homeless person on the street.  Sometimes it’s a woman in the parking lot of the grocery…

7 Ways to be closer to God

Children have a purity about them that is hard to find in adults.  A young heart is more open and ready to love and a young mind is more inclined to change.  One of the best ways to be closer to God is to…

Step Eleven – Your Place in the Body of Christ

God’s creation is a complex machine of which you are an important part.  As a believer, you are part of the body of Christ and He is the head directing and controlling all the connecting members.  Each of us has a specific role to…

Actions not Words

Stop studying the Bible.  If you’re a mature Christian and you’ve read the Bible, attended thousands of sermons, been to Bible seminars and small group studies many times, do you really need to keep studying?  You should have it down by now.  Actions not…

Austin We Care

 Can you imagine going to a store to shop for items you need, yet not having to pay anything for them?  Well this is exactly the experience Austin We Care has created for families in need. For years, Austin We Care has invited families in…

Four Ways to Serve God

Sending Out Volunteers In Gulfport, Mississippi, (upper left) there’s an Assemblies of God church that is growing largely as a result of their continued willingness to serve their community.  Connect Fellowship Church is committed to sending out volunteers to assist in city events.  CFC…

Church and Community Working Together

Northside Church of Christ in Nashville, Tennessee, has joined together with other faith organizations, civic leaders, and businesses to serve God by serving the community in which they live.  Together they have formed an organization called CORE, Community Organized Renewal Efforts.  Essentially their concept…

Why you cannot Serve God and Money

You were placed here on this earth for God’s purpose, not your own.  This is fundamental to your Christian faith.  Every minute of every day, your goal should be to please God and not yourself.  This is not because God needs your service to…

Step Eight – Go into all the World

Just before Jesus ascended into Heaven he told his disciples to go into all the world and preach the gospel.  These were essentially the last words of Jesus here on this earth.  The disciples follow the command to spread the gospel and part of…

Step Seven – The Parables of Jesus

When Jesus was asked by the disciples why he taught in parables He essentially told them because not everyone was ready to hear what he was teaching.  We can therefore surmise that the parables of Jesus were some of his most important lessons for…