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God uses the tiny and unnoticed for big purposes

A Word from the Lord “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all your seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree.” Matthew 13:31-32 A… Read More

We’re thankful for your faithful service!

A Word from the Lord “Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness.” Matthew 25:23 A Word of Encouragement God notices your ministry efforts, whether you make the evening… Read More

Remember, you’re small, but you belong to the Lord

A Word from the Lord “Although I am less than the least of all the apostles, this grace was given to me: to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ.” Ephesians 3:8 A Word of Encouragement You have mighty deeds to perform in the power of Christ. Remember… Read More

Part of a huge, worldwide family

A Word from the Lord “He took him outside and said, “Look up at the heavens and count the stars – if indeed you can count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” Genesis 15:5 A Word of Encouragement It’s natural to feel overwhelmed by the… Read More

Jesus shows up when we get out of the way

A Word from the Lord “But one more powerful than I will come, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie.” Luke 3:16 A Word of Encouragement You’re not called to work miracles. Jesus shows his strength when we point to him and then stay humbly out… Read More

You Bring Glory to God!

A Word from the Lord “Not to us, O Lord, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness.” Psalm 115:1 A Word of Encouragement There is only One who deserves the glory and praise for the beauty of the gospel and the… Read More

The Trials Build Strength!

A Word from the Lord “Consider it all joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.” James 1:2 A Word of Encouragement God is always at work for your benefit, even in trials, building in you the… Read More

Boasting in the Cross!

A Word from the Lord “May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.” Galatians 6:14 A Word of Encouragement The world offers many temporary pleasures, but our glory is in the… Read More

The Struggle Lasts a Short While!

A Word from the Lord “But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when his glory is revealed.” 1 Peter 4:13 A Word of Encouragement Glory awaits you, but in these days of trial and hardship, we get only little glimpses of… Read More

Lesson Four: Don’t Try Ministry Alone!

Even Han Solo had partners Ministry is hard enough without the self-inflicted wounds we endure far too often. Among them is trying to do everything all by ourselves. I know I’m dating myself with the 1970’s cultural reference, (being a 1950’s guy, my first thought was the Lone Ranger), but… Read More

Never Alone!

A Word from the Lord “So do not be ashamed to testify about our Lord, or ashamed of me his prisoner. But join with me in suffering for the gospel, by the power of God.” 2 Timothy 1:8 A Word of Encouragement You’re on the right road! Timothy found strength… Read More