Martin Luther King Jr once said “If a man doesn’t have a cause worth dying for, then he’s not fit to live.” Do we have a cause worth dying for? Is Jesus a cause worth dying for? There are over 215 million christians being persecuted around the world. What can we learn from them? How can we support them?
How do you feel about surprise and suddenly moments? The Bible has a lot to say about “suddenly” moments. God is in the business of showing up when we least expect and when we are most in need. The “suddenly” moments remind us give in to God, he has us! He is Emmanuel and He will not fail us.
What happens when our worst failures and brokenness are fully exposed to God? Will he strike us down as ‘sinners’… or do we find in him a surprising, life-giving response? In this inspiring message, Carl explores Jesus’ response to the woman caught in adultery – she is thrown on the ground before him with a question – should she should be stoned? What Jesus says and does reveals something quite incredible about the love and grace of God…
In the story of Jesus’ own baptism, we see an incredible moment where Father God speaks, and the Holy Spirit soars, over Jesus. But why was this moment so profound and what does it tell us today about the nature of God’s love for us?
Mothering is an amazing act: the nurturing and growing of something precious deep inside, the promise of something for the future as yet unseen. But it is not just for Mothers – we are all called to nurture and grow precious gifts, dreams and visions that God places inside us and bring them to fruit. What are you carrying for God and how can you grow that vision so that it becomes reality in the future?