What does it mean for Christian communities to be campfire communities? It means we are a light in the darkness, a welcoming presence, and a signal of encouragement to our brothers and sisters.
Why is the story of the woman at the well so important? There are a number of deep theological truths to be found, but the most important is the love of Jesus. Jesus sees this woman to her depths and loves her beyond the skies.
Sowing is not always glamorous, but reaping is a partnership with the one who sowed. We are not in competition, but a partnership for the kingdom of God. We rejoice together, both those who sow and those who reap.
Jesus said his food is to do the will of God. It is obvious what food is for people, but what does this tell us about God's will in our lives?
What is the joy of our salvation and what does it mean for us as believers?
Have you ever longed to change something about you? Rather than attempting to change something in your life or actions, allow Jesus to change the state of your heart.
Last night I watched the heart of man. A person speaking in the movie said, "Shame drives my compulsive behavior... I’m never going to be enough so I’m entitled to do ________." Shame is a trap. It speaks a number of lies to us.