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Never Alone!

A Word from the Lord “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 A Word of Encouragement Everywhere you go, whatever the task, no matter the obstacles… Read More

Bearing the Cross of Ministry

A Word from the Lord “Endure hardship with us like a good soldier of Christ Jesus.” 2 Timothy 2:3 A Word of Encouragement All who have gone before us have faced hardship and trial. Find courage today by knowing that you are not alone. The way of the cross will… Read More

Take a Drink from the Water of Life!

A Word from the Lord Jesus said, “…but whoever drinks the water I give him will never thirst. Indeed, the water I give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” John 4:14 A Word of Encouragement In order to bear living water to… Read More

Rest. Eat. It’s a Long Journey!

A Word from the Lord The angel of the Lord came back a second time and touched Elijah and said, “Get up and eat, for the journey is too much for you.” 1 Kings 19:7 A Word of Encouragement Ministry is hard and takes a toll on you physically. God,… Read More

Lesson 2: Ministry Is the Way of the Cross!

Sorry, the Glory goes to Jesus He warned the disciples that ministry would be hard. “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me” (Matthew 5:11). The way of ministry was paved for us by the martyrs. Paul… Read More

Peacemaking? Impossible?

A Word from the Lord Jesus said, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives.” John 14:27 A Word of Encouragement It’s hard to bring healing and peace to broken relationships. What makes ministry so great is the… Read More

Who Builds the Church?

A Word from the Lord Jesus said, “On this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.” Matthew 16:18 A Word of Encouragement Ministry is great, but hard. Impossibly hard, but your confidence is in the power of Christ alone who is always… Read More

Impossible Unity!

A Word from the Lord When they heard this, they had no further objections and praised God, saying, “So then, God has granted even the Gentiles repentance unto life.” Acts 11:18 A Word of Encouragement You’re called to build unity among God’s people, which seems so impossible so much of… Read More

Our Weakness, Jesus’ Strength!

A Word from the Lord “I can do everything through him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13 A Word of Encouragement Ministry is hard, very hard. Vocational wellness is humble reliance on the Lord Jesus, the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, and the gifts God gives that even those like… Read More

Comfort Others with the Comfort You Receive

A Word from the Lord “He restores my soul.” Psalm 23:2 A Word of Encouragement The flock of God will look to you for the restoration of their souls. Remember first your own need for a restored soul, and be a receiver of God’s mercy before you share it with… Read More

Stressed-Out Lambs of the Good Shepherd

A Word from the Lord “He makes me lie down in green pastures.” Psalm 23:2 A Word of Encouragement Pandemics. Politics. Technology. Deadlines. No one could handle all the challenges you face without feeling anxiety bordering on despair. Seek comfort today in a healthy meal and extra rest! We’re Praying… Read More

Seeking a Place of Peace Today?

A Word from the Lord “He leads me beside quiet waters.” Psalm 23:2 A Word of Encouragement Everyone needs a safe place, a refuge. Lambs under the Shepherd’s care stay near to him, remember their dependence, and follow Him to the place of peace, rest, and joy! We’re Praying for… Read More