Victory Strategy: Obedience – Part 2 – God’s Love at Work – Week of August 9

Victory Strategy: Obedience Part 2 By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttZZHRImcxQ[/embed]One way God demonstrates His love for us is to give us victory over everything as we adhere to, rely on and trust in Him.Romans 8:37 TPT tells us, "Yet even in the midst of all these things, we triumph over them all, for God has made us... Read more

How to Live the Bible Our Work, Gods Work – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-sixteenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. What is work? Some people... Read more

Victory Strategy: Obedience Part 1 – God’s Love at Work – Week of August 2

Victory Strategy: Obedience Part 1By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7NV1qaTaUs[/embed]1 John 5:4-5 NLT reveal to us that "every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith. And who can win this battle against the world? Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God."In these two verses, God... Read more

John Ortberg resigns after investigations into his handling of son’s volunteer work with children

John OrtbergJohn Ortberg has resigned from Menlo Church following investigations into his decision to allow his son to work with children despite admitting he was attracted to minors. He was asked to tender his resignation by the California church's board of elders and agreed to do so last week.  "In recent days and after a... Read more

Google Will Let All Employees Work From Home Until at Least Next Summer | RELEVANT Magazine

Google has previously said that all its employees will be working from home until the end of the year. But in a sign that large companies are coming to terms with the scope of the pandemic, Google has now announced that its employees will be allowed to work from home until “at least” July... Read more

Solid Foundation – Part 2 – God’s Love at Work – Week of July 26

Solid Foundation Part 2Week of July 26, 2020[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FISWQSgMc74[/embed]Ten days ago, The Lord highlighted the restoration of ruined cities to me (Is 61:4).Three times. He then led me to Psalm 118:14-15 AMPC, which says, "The Lord is my Strength and Song; and He has become my Salvation. The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tents... Read more

Josephine Butler’s work to free women from the evils of prostitution is as relevant now as it was a century and a half ago

Josephine Butler in 1851 in a portrait by George Richmond(Photo: National Portrait Gallery)This summer I am writing about some of my favourite Christian heroes and a particularly fascinating one is Josephine Butler (18281906). She is little known today despite being one of the most important Englishwomen of the nineteenth century. It's not hard to find... Read more

Flannery Documentary Highlights Authors Faith-Driven Work

Flannery OConnor insisted there would be no biographies about her because lives spent between the house and the chicken yard do not make exciting copy. A Southern writer confined by lupus to a farm outside of Milledgeville, Georgia, OConnor taught people through her fiction how to dig below the surface of things to see spiritual... Read more

As coronavirus makes youth work more challenging, churches must adapt

Churches were struggling to reach young people even before coronavirus. The key now is to adapt, says Youthwork's Dr Lucie Shuker(Photo: Youthscape)For some churches, this has been a disheartening time. After working so hard to introduce youth activities that bring joy, care and often vital support, social distancing has put paid to most, if not... Read more

Solid Foundation – Part 1 – God’s Love at Work – Week of July 19

Solid Foundation  Part 1By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0OLOcfezmg[/embed]The title of a sermon, I heard nearly two decades ago, has always stuck with me: It was Keep Your Tent Pegs Light.While I dont remember the sermon, I realize God has highlighted this title to me recently to remind me of an important message for this hour: That we... Read more

Spoken Worldwide navigates humanitarian work and Gospel proclamation – Mission Network News

Kenya (MNN) Spoken Worldwide continues to meet peoples practical needs through the lens of the Lord who loves everyone. We reported on the situation in Kenya, where farmers, desperate due to COVID-19 lockdowns, were selling their daughters into forced marriages. How is Spoken Worldwide dealing with issues like this while still focusing on the Gospel?... Read more

Magnificent Multiplicity – Part 2 – God’s Love at Work – Week of July 12

Magnificent Multiplicity Part 2 By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04aN1WoDUZs[/embed]Two weeks ago, on June 29, during quiet time, I heard the melody Canon in D (Pachelbel) in my head.It looped and looped until, finally, I paid attention.I realized Holy Spirit was revealing something to me.This was the bridal march tune at my wedding many years ago and the... Read more

Magnificent Multiplicity – Part 1 – God’s Love at Work – Week of July 5

Magnificent Multiplicity Part 1By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWjsdbfGxfg[/embed]We are in a fitting time that will bring great change in our lives for the betteran expanded season for Gods sons and daughters who continue to follow Holy Spirits lead and make Godly decisions.It is a time when Gods Name will be great in the earth, and we... Read more

Passion fuels Perry Lahaie’s work with Frontiers USA – Mission Network News

International (MNN) Passion is the driving force behind many ministry workers and Perry Lahaie is no different in his work for Frontiers USA. Lahaie says, Ive always had a passion since Jesus Christ (I like to say) crashed into my life and showed me His grace. (I want) to get the Gospel to people whove... Read more

Doors of Opportunity – Part 2 – God’s Love at Work – Week of June 29

Doors of Opportunity Part 2 By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPe1pMcXUB4[/embed]We know that Jesus is the Door, who stands in the gap (doorway) on our behalf. He alone holds the key and is the One who rules sovereignly over our entrance. Isaiah 22:22 AMPC tells us, "And the key of the house of David I will lay upon his... Read more

I want my wife to work and she wants to stay home with our kids. What should we do? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

A husband wrote in saying that he wants his wife to work but she would like to stay home with their kids. In this weeks video, Pastor Mark and Grace answer this question and give helpful, practical advice for the couple. Have a question youd like answered in a potential future Ask Pastor Mark video?... Read more

Doors of Opportunity Part 1 – God’s Love at Work – Week of June 21

Doors of Opportunity Part 1 By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0e8ft1Ch6A[/embed]A couple of weeks ago, on Friday, June 5, I met my husband at a building supply store to look at new front doors.It was his idea.A long overdue project for our fixer-upper.I joked that this event was date night and what an odd date it was.But I... Read more

Finish Your Great Work – Beloved Women – June 19, 2020

Finish Your Great Work Beloved Women June 19, 2020READ: And I sent messengers to them, saying, I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you? (Nehemiah 6:3 ESV) TODAYS ENCOURAGEMENT: Our lives have a purpose. In the Bible, Nehemiah was focused... Read more

New translation work supports church planting in Iran – Mission Network News

Iran (MNN) — Typically, when Iran appears in the headlines, its connected to nuclear ambitions or tensions with the U.S. Meanwhile, theres a spiritual movement underway in the Persian nation. It’s a massive movement to Christ throughout the country and through the diaspora thats scattered in Turkey, Armenia, and other neighboring countries in Europe, David... Read more

Youthful Resurrection – Part 2 – God’s Love at Work – Week of June 14

Youthful Resurrection Part 2By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJGn_Of6q1g[/embed]The Word I believe The Lord gave me regarding the dream in Part 1 of this series is precisely this:Now is the beginning of the manifestation of a fresh, new expanse for God's sons and daughters. The ones who endured long-suffering, processed through it Gods way, and continue to... Read more

Government roundtable hears call to work with faith leaders on tackling coronavirus

Faith groups have played a key role in Christian Aid's Ebola response in Sierra Leone, including by distributing food to quarantined homes in the capital Freetown.(Photo: Christian Aid/A D'Unienville)Human rights minister Lord Ahmad has held a virtual roundtable with faith leaders to discuss the global impact of coronavirus on religious communities.The chief executives of faith-based... Read more

Not Another Sunday: People of Faith Commit to Anti-Racism Work

Dear People of Faith, Worldwide anti-racist protests against police brutality, racial violence, and systemic racism have mobilized hundreds of thousands of individuals and produced rapid and long-overdue change in many cities in just a little over a week. Sustained actions have resulted in the arrests and charges of those directly responsible for George Floyds murder;... Read more

Youthful Resurrection – Part 1 – God’s Love at Work – Week of June 7

Youthful Resurrection Part 1 By Margaret D MitchellWeek of June 7, 2020[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSu562m2lB4[/embed]Early in the morning, nineteen days ago, on May 19th of 2020, The Lord gave me a very succinct prophetic dream. In that dreamI saw this Word of Knowledge: Amen to the cavemen. Then I saw a clear vision of two young adult men, who looked to be... Read more

Nigerian Christians Call on Officials to Work for the Release of an Abducted Bishop

Nigerian Christians Call on Officials to Work for the Release of an Abducted Bishop The Christian Association of Nigeria issued a statement calling on government officials to work to gain the release of the Bishop Joseph Masin who serves as the chairman of the Nasarawa State unit, after gunmen abducted him from his... Read more

Obstacles or Opportunities – Part 2 – God’s Love at Work – Week of May 31

Obstacles or Opportunities Part 2By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kr5Rz66SCDY[/embed]I love what Pastor Jack Hayford says: Unbelief looks at obstacles; faith looks at God (The Hayford Bible Handbook). Whatever we focus on grows (Pr 23:7). One of the definitions of obstacle is catch-22.We can either get caught up in a snare or caught up in the powerful Presence of... Read more

‘Morally wrong’ to expect care workers to work ‘for poverty pay’ without proper PPE

Fri 29 May 2020 12:36 BST Dr John Sentamu said care workers were putting their lives at risk doing their jobs "for poverty pay"The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, is backing calls to the Government to ensure care workers receive a living wage. The campaign has been launched by Citizens UK after care worker Tabitha... Read more

GOOD NEWS: What will work be like in Heaven? | Pastor Mark Driscoll

28 May GOOD NEWS: What will work be like in Heaven? God Works Genesis 2:2 on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done God sets the example of work & rest to keep us healthy If... Read more