Sermon for April 28, 2024 – Fifth Sunday in Easter

Video unavailable (video not checked). Welcome to this week’s episode, a special rerun from our Speaking of Life archive. We hope you find its timeless message as meaningful today as it was when it was first shared. Program Transcript + Discussion Program Transcript War never seems to go away, especially in the Middle East. Whenever events … Continue reading "Sermon for April 28, 2024 – Fifth Sunday in Easter" Read the article

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Sermon for April 21, 2024 – Fourth Sunday of Easter

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Sermon for April 14, 2024 – Third Sunday in Easter

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Sermon for April 7, 2024 – Second Sunday in Easter

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He Knows Their Name

Our youth are struggling for identity, let’s remind them of the One who knows them and calls them by name. By Dishon Mills, Pastor Charlotte, NC On the last day of this month, we will celebrate Easter, a day when we rejoice over Christ’s completed work of salvation. The empty tomb was and is an … Continue reading "He Knows Their Name" Read the article

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Church Hack: Worship Calendar Practices

In the rhythm of our global GCI congregations, we find unity through our shared engagement with the worship calendar. This month’s Church Hack extends a helping hand, to assist both congregations and individuals in comprehending and actively participating in the rhythm of the liturgical calendar. To learn more about cultivating holistic discipleship and spiritual growth … Continue reading "Church Hack: Worship Calendar Practices" Read the article

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New Covenant Patterns of Worship

Jesus’ worship model invites the believer not to come and watch, but to come and participate in worship. By Takalani Musekwa, Regional Director, South Africa One of the key ways to advance towards a Healthy Church is to understand the difference between the Old Covenant and the New Covenant models of worship. By making the … Continue reading "New Covenant Patterns of Worship" Read the article

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Paul’s Healthy Church Message in Galatians

Healthy Church Development Series By Cara Garrity, Development Think back to the image of caretaking plants as a metaphor for tending to the health of our local congregation. (See January Equipper.) Assessing and responding to signs of health and unhealth in the life of the local congregation is an act of stewardship – and it … Continue reading "Paul’s Healthy Church Message in Galatians" Read the article

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A Resolution vs a MAP

Accountability helps us keep our MAP a workable plan rather than a wish list or something to make the leadership happy. By Tim Sitterley, Regional Director US West. As I sit down to write this, we are two weeks into the new year. This is the point when many New Year’s resolutions start to wear … Continue reading "A Resolution vs a MAP" Read the article

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Nathaniel’s Plans for Passion Week

“I saw you under the fig tree.” By Rick Shallenberger I love how The Chosen shares the story of Nathaniel (Barthalamew in the other Gospel accounts). In the drama series, which uses artistic imagination to add backstories for characters, Nathaniel was portrayed as an architect who dreamed of building beautiful synagogues for God. Due to … Continue reading "Nathaniel’s Plans for Passion Week" Read the article

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