The apostles certainly had their share of adventure! After receiving the Holy Spirit in the Upper Room on the day of Pentecost, they embarked on the journey of a lifetime. Empowered and emboldened by the Spirit, they preached the Gospel and performed extraordinary miracles, touching others’ lives as they went. Let’s take a look at how they effectively ministered to others so we can discover some positive principles to use in our own lives.
|Part 1||November 20, 2014|
|Part 2||November 21, 2014|
|Part 3||November 24, 2014|
One Minute Message
One of the best ministries a parent can sustain is confrontation. If you do not get the attention of your child, you are rearing a monster. You confront your children not because you want them to fail, but because you want them to succeed.
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Paws & Tales
The new Wildwood library is nearly complete and Miss Harbor's class has been given the honour of making it something to go on permanent display. Ned knows just the thing and sets off to create his masterpiece. But his pride and anger put the project—and his life—in jeopardy! Can his friends save him from destruction?
INSIGHTS MAGAZINE CANADA
by Chuck Swindoll
I’ll never forget a lunch I had with a Christian businessman. As we discussed many of the responsibilities connected with his vocation, the subject of wisdom kept sliding into our conversation. He and I were agreeing on the value of certain qualities that cannot be learned in school—things like intuition, diligence, integrity, perception, consistency, loyalty…and he, again, mentioned wisdom. Wisdom is hard to define because it means much more than knowledge and goes much deeper than awareness.Read Full Article >
by Steve Johnson
“Do not be afraid.” We see this phrase recur throughout the Christmas story and it’s easy to gloss over without fully comprehending it.
At Christmastime we tend to focus on the joy and gladness we feel at the birth of our Saviour rather than phrases like this. But for a moment, let’s think about fear.Read Full Article >
by Robyn Roste
Advent is my favourite season; to me it's perfect. Lights begin decorating the skyline. Familiar carols replace Top 40 songs. Outside is cold and inside is cosy—I can nearly smell Christmas in the air.
That is, I can nearly smell Christmas in the air if I have the time and presence of mind to stand still outdoors long enough to notice.Read Full Article >
by Peter Tyrrell
I’d first met Sami in 2002 when I attended a conference in Singapore. We walked around Singapore’s night zoo engaged in a conversation about the difficulties of his ministry in Cairo. I was captivated by his passion and the strength of his convictions that allowed him to endure being manhandled by the secret police, often being interrogated for days on end.Read Full Article >
by Steve Johnson
How do I experience the Lord’s peace when I’m afraid?
There are several steps we can take to experience the presence of the Lord when we are afraid.
1. Remember, the Lord is always present.
WHAT IS GODLINESS?
Author Jerry Bridges explores this question in his book The Practice of Godliness.
Chuck reminds us what the Bible says when life doesn’t seem fair.
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