I pray that, as children’s ministry leaders, we not view our leaders as always opposed to us.
The rejection of the Christian narrative has allowed for a secular narrative to take the dominant place in our culture and society.
Woven into the fabric of who we were created to be, the infinite God created an infinite longing within us to be fascinated.
It really is such a significant part of the training—not just doing prayer meetings, but coming into a pre-existing pre-established culture of prayer.
It’s not that God reveals new things about His character or person, so much as it is that our eyes are opened to see Him for who He is, causing our hearts to sing to Him about Him.
If we are to persuade people to our cause, it is helpful that we have truth as our narrative and that we are persuaded by it.
Before Jesus did anything, He invited the children to come to Him. CEC is simply following this example.
As our slain lamb, good teacher, and gracious friend, Jesus readily displayed the true nature of the Father.
As Jesus taught and modeled to His disciples a lifestyle of prayer, so must we as parents teach and model to our main disciples—our children—a life of prayer.
As women secure in covenant relationship with God and filled by His Spirit, we can have unwavering confidence in the power of God to bring about His promises for our lives.
There will be many moments in life that test us and tempt us to waver from our commitments, but when we rely on the strong love of God we are strengthened to remain unwavering.
Here, you get to see your prayers happen. You see people set free from addiction.
The Lord sees every moment, even the ones in which His children endure sins perpetrated against them. He pays close attention and was prepared for these moments even before they took place.
We must be quick to replace every vain fleeting, racing thought. We mustn’t be paralyzed, doing nothing to silence them.
Every ordinary minute of my day was slowly becoming an opportunity to encounter God’s unwavering gaze, this tenderness I’d not known so intimately before, when I was highly productive.
We were never fashioned to live without a heart alive in passion for Jesus, and He desires to give us every grace to walk in that passion again.
As a believing woman in leadership, I want to apologize to women who didn’t see a compelling picture from mothers in the faith of the ecstasy and extreme fulfillment of being a confident woman in God.
24/7 worship and prayer, specifically praying through the night, makes sense when we have touched a little of who God is, when we see how worthy He is of unceasing adoration.
The Holy Spirit is giving revelation of Jesus as the joyful Bridegroom, sovereign King, and righteous Judge to prepare the Church for the end times.
Worship is one of the many ways we grow in intimacy with the Lord, as we draw near to Him and learn of Him and His character. This is strengthened as we use His word as a conduit to worship.
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