By Rod Anderson
Two movements among Christian congregations in the U.S. today, churches with multiple locations (multisite) and leadership development (discipleship), continue to gain momentum as new innovations are being introduced. In addition, perhaps in an even newer development, a growing number of churches are intentionally developing a culture of generosity, an effort to help carry the gospel message outside the church, says the director of new media and technology for the Leadership Network.
This Week on CRC Insights we are interviewing Sam Peterson. Sam is part of the committee that is spearheading the effort to get Christians and Churches to participate in the area wide effort to to give people a "Hand Up"as children and families at the YMCA Soccer complex on August 17th. Planning help is coming from an international relief organization called "Convoy of Hope."
Are you a real man (or woman)? Do you have “grit”?
Compare yourself to the man on the $20 bill: Andrew Jackson, our seventh president.
During the Revolutionary War, Jackson volunteered to fight. He was just 13 years old at the time. The British captured him and made him a servant for British officers. When one ordered Jackson to clean his boots, Jackson refused, and the officer slashed Jackson’s hand with a sword. When Jackson became president, he showed off the scar.
Mother's Day is coming up on May 12th, and in keeping with this tradition of honoring the special mom's in our lives, Emilie Barnes has created some very special Mother's Day programs for you this month on "Keep It Simple."
Throughout her Mother's Day messages, Emilie reminds us that moms are an important part of God's creation, and that a Godly mother is a gift and blessing to her family. We need to cherish, honor and be thankful for our mothers.
During the week prior to Mother's Day, some of the special programs Emilie has recorded are:
5/6 Honor Your Mother
5/7 A Woman to Be Proud Of
5/8 A Woman of God
5/9 A Mom's Tribute
5/10 A Mother's Day Prayer