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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

Remember: You Are a Beloved Lamb

A Word from the Lord “Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Psalm 23:6 A Word of Encouragement Who are you: shepherd of the flock? Leader and teacher in the church? Remember today… Read More

“For You Are with Me!”

A Word from the Lord “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” Psalm 23:4 A Word of Encouragement Does the Lord seem distant? In the wonder of… Read More

Little Lambs and their Shepherd

A Word from the Lord “The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.” Psalm 23:1 A Word of Encouragement David was placed in the position of highest authority, but always remembered his rightful place as an under-shepherd of the Lord, a critically important tension to keep in… Read More

Double Honor: Teaching and Learning

A Word from the Lord “The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching.” 1 Timothy 5:17 A Word of Encouragement Maybe it’s a triple honor: teaching the Word of God, receiving the honor of the… Read More

You Deserve Good Things from God

A Word from the Lord “Anyone who receives instruction in the Word must share all good things with his instructor.” Galatians 6:6 A Word of Encouragement Those who called you to teach them the Word of the Lord promised at your installation to provide for your wellbeing. Welcome their generosity… Read More