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Gods Hands | Thoughts about God by Phil Ware

By God’s will I may come to you with joy and together with you be refreshed. Romans 15:32 Thought Our lives, our futures, and our plans are in God’s hands. This inescapable reality is the basis of our existence. It is also the foundation of our joy and refreshment when we are with each other.... Read more

Hands Over Heart – Beloved Women – August 27, 2020

Hands Over Heart Beloved Women August 27, 2020READ: But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. (Matthew 6:33 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Do you bring your hands to me or your heart?During a time of prayer, I heard the Lord ask this simple question. If Im honest,... Read more

Hands Off of Our Daughters: Appeals Court Upholds Male-Only Draft

Hands Off of Our Daughters: Appeals Court Upholds Male-Only Draft A federal appeals court on Thursday declared the male-only draft constitutional, overturning a lower court ruling from 2019 that had sparked an outcry from social conservatives and Christian leaders.At issue is the requirement by the Selective Service System that men, upon reaching age... Read more

Supreme Court Hands Major Victory to Christian Schools in Employment Case

Supreme Court Hands Major Victory to Christian Schools in Employment Case The U.S. Supreme Court handed private religious schools a major victory Wednesday, broadening the so-called ministerial exception and ruling they can hire and fire employees without being governed by anti-discrimination laws.At issue were teachers at two separate Catholic schools who sued after... Read more

A Reminder From Tom Hanks: ‘Wear a Mask, Social Distance, Wash Your Hands’ | RELEVANT Magazine

Greyhoundlands on Apple Plus Friday, starring Tom Hanks in a script he himself adapted from C.S. Forrester’s novelThe Good Shepherd. As part of promoting the movie, Hanks went on theTODAY Showto share some cheap advice from America’s favorite uncle: The idea of doing ones part should be so simple: wear a mask, social distance,... Read more

Raised Hands and Bent Knees – Beloved Women – July 1, 2020

Raised Hands and Bent Knees Beloved Women July 1, 2020READ: Strengthen the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees. (Isaiah 35:3 ESV)TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Do our knees and hands reveal the attitude of our hearts? Fifteen years ago at the Basilica of the Holy Stairs in Rome, I joined a crowd of believers to climb... Read more

HELPING HANDS

I have always liked the thought of kids giving a helping hand to other kids. When we decided to homeschool, I began to look for opportunities where we could serve as a family. People need help in many different ways, so we never lack a place to give a hand. What we started with our... Read more

When Churches Reopen, Don’t Sing or Shake Hands, Do Make Sermons Short, Says New Guide

When Churches Reopen, Don't Sing or Shake Hands, Do Make Sermons Short, Says New Guide (RNS) An ecumenical group of clergy, scientists and other experts has released a guide to help congregations consider best practices for reopening for worship.Among their suggestions:Refrain from congregational singing. Clap or stomp instead.Preachers, shorten your sermon.Congregants, mouth your... Read more

Police and Protesters Hug, Shake Hands after Officers Take a Knee in a Show of Solidarity

Police and Protesters Hug, Shake Hands after Officers Take a Knee in a Show of Solidarity All 60-plus police officers in Fayetteville, N.C., took a knee Monday to show solidarity with protesters in what has become a law enforcement trend in recent days.Police officers in big cities like Philadelphia, Atlanta, Detroit, New York... Read more

Pastor who laid hands on COVID-19 sufferers, claiming to heal them, has died from the virus

Frankline NdiforTwitter/AkereMunaA pastor who claimed to have 'healed coronavirus sufferers by laying his hands on them' has died from Covid-19, sparking fear among his followers.Sufferers of the coronavirus had flocked to the Kingship International Ministries Church in Cameroon where Pastor Frankline Ndifor, 39,  who was a candidate in the central African state of Cameroon's presidential election... Read more

Believers in oral cultures finding ways to be Jesuss hands during lockdown

USA (MNN) — The coronavirus has put a damper on the ministry models of ministries that rely on face-to-face interaction. Even Zoom and Skype arent helpful in communities with limited technology. Spoken Worldwide works with oral learners around the world to communicate Gospel stories and truths. But in an oral culture, trying to share Jesus... Read more

Dont Simply Wash Your Fingers: Scripture, COVID-19, and Mass Incarceration

[ad_1] The thesis assertion of the Bible, for Christians, may be discovered within the life, ministry, dying and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the main focus of the Lenten season. Jesus, himself, mentioned this of his function: The Spirit of the Lord is on me,as a result of he has anointed meto proclaim good newsto the... Read more

Give Us Clear Palms: How Lengthy to Wash Your Palms to Traditional Christian Songs | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] COVID-19 has gone from obscure warning to actual endemic within the U.S., and CDC spokespeople are beginning to speak when it comes to containment as a substitute of prevention. That implies that whereas the Coronavirus could already be right here within the U.S., there’s no purpose to panic. The specter of the... Read more

Deployment and the Church: being the fingers and ft of Christ – Mission Community Information

[ad_1] Intl (MNN) When a soldier deploys, there are numerous folks left behind who wrestle with that absence. A liked one is gone, and even when they arrive again, it gained’t be for a very long time. How can the church and people assist these left behind? A Widespread Battle Numbers from 2017 present 1.three... Read more

Dad Died with Dust on His Arms – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Not many people get to die the best way we wished. However my dad did. A person of the earth, he had an ideal ardour for vegetation, a love for flowers and timber and all method of flora. He noticed the wonder in every of them, the distinctive promise each one held to make... Read more

Bible Connection Podcast: Fingers and Toes – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Content material supervisor for Bible Gateway Bible Gateway presents the Bible Connection Podcast, the place we discuss concerning the Bible and the way it connects to each side of life. Will McGinniss is maybe greatest referred to as a founding member of the Christian band, Audio Adrenaline. In 2003, he, co-founder and lead singer... Read more