Cultivating Love through Generosity…and Missions

On this past Sunday, I mentioned that one of the ways we can cultivate a growing love for God in our lives is through practicing generosity. I defined generosity as giving something to someone that they cannot get themselves. One guy in the church reminded me how generous he’d been for getting me some deer meat this […]

Missionary Prayer Update

I know there are some of you who don’t follow the Rineholt’s on Facebook so I wanted to post a quick update to help you know how to pray for them: Pray for reliable transportation.  Yesterday their truck broke down and Shawn is hoping to get it fixed, but they really need a vehicle that will […]

Missions Update for April 24, 2013

You can go here to read about the new Christian Radio station in Haiti that was put together by Ears to Hear Ministries. What a huge success for this ministry! Many people who have never heard the Gospel now have access to the story of Jesus.

Missionary Update for 4/18/2013

If you haven’t been following the ministry of the Rineholt’s in the Dominican Republic on Facebook, then you should read their blog update here.  This week was the beginning of a new radio station in the town of Constanza, Dominican Republic. In addition to this milestone, there have been lots of other things happening with […]

An illustration and explanation of the Church

Here is a video that organizes a lot of what we have talked about the last few weeks. I didn’t make this video, but I think it brings together many elements in an understandable way:

Missionary Update

The Rineholt’s have posted an update on their blog. Check it out to see all that is happening with them in the Dominican Republic and to see how you can pray for them: Reckoning on God’s Power and Presence to be with us.

Review and Reflect on Mark 13 – The Temple-Religion is being replaced by Jesus-Religion

Mark 13 is focused around Jesus’ response to the disciples’ question in verse 4 about when the Temple will be destroyed. In Jesus’ day, all of Jewish religion was focused on the Temple, but Jesus has been teaching throughout Mark’s Gospel that religion is changing because the time is fulfilled and God’s kingdom had come. As Israel’s […]

Prayer for the Rineholt Family in the Dominican Republic

I wanted to ask that you be in prayer for our friends Shawn and Jen Rineholt as they minister in the Dominican Republic. They are enduring some significant difficulties today. Here are two messages Shawn posted on Facebook today” Please pray for our city today as the water supply from San Rafael has been broken […]