Posts with the category “pastor-s-blog”

Spiritual Disciplines
by Jody Burkeen on January 30th, 2023
Seeking God through the spiritual disciplines such as reading your Bible, meditation, and prayer will guide you to a deeper spiritual connection with God.While fasting, adding spiritual disciplines will help you deepen your connection with God and can provide a path to greater understanding and spiritual growth. Here are some tips for incorporating these practices into your spiritual journey for t...  Read More
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Evangelize!
by Jody Burkeen on January 19th, 2023
Evangelism is the act of spreading the message of Christianity to non-believers. It is an important aspect of the Christian faith, as it allows individuals to share the love and message of Jesus Christ with others.There are many different ways to engage in evangelism, and it can be done both formally and informally. Formal evangelism typically involves a structured presentation of the Christian me...  Read More
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Biblical Stewardship
by Jody Burkeen on January 13th, 2023
 Biblical stewardship is the principle of managing and using resources (including time, talents, and money) in a manner that is pleasing to God. It is rooted in the belief that everything we have is a gift from God, and we are responsible for using it wisely and for His glory. Are you a good steward?The Bible teaches that we are to be faithful stewards of all that God has entrusted to us. This inc...  Read More
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Serving Others
by Jody Burkeen on January 12th, 2023
Serving others is a fundamental principle in the Bible and is an important part of living a Christian life. From the earliest days of Christianity, believers have been called to serve others in the name of Jesus. The Bible teaches that serving others is an act of love and obedience to God. In Matthew 25:40, Jesus says, "Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and ...  Read More
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Grow In The Grace and Knowledge
by Jody Burkeen on January 11th, 2023
Growing in the grace and knowledge of Jesus is an ongoing process that begins with a personal relationship with Him through faith in His death and resurrection. This is true sanctification. Here are a few ways to cultivate a deeper understanding and intimacy with Jesus.Study the Bible: The Bible is God's word and it is through reading and studying scripture that we come to know Jesus better. Make ...  Read More
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Being a Christian Friend
by Jody Burkeen on January 7th, 2023
Having Christian friends,  involves developing close relationships with others based on mutual respect, trust, and a shared commitment to living according to the teachings of the Bible. Here are a few things you can do to cultivate good, godly, biblical friendships:Pray for guidance and wisdom in choosing friends. The Bible says, "Do not be misled: 'Bad company corrupts good character'" (1 Corinth...  Read More
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Bible Study in 2023
by Jody Burkeen on December 30th, 2022
2023 can be the year you finally get through the bible. Here are some tips for studying the Bible:1. Set aside dedicated time for Bible study. It can be helpful to choose a regular time and place to study, such as in the morning before starting your day or in the evening before going to bed. I start the morning off with a cup of coffee, my bible and prayer journal.2. Choose a translation of the Bi...  Read More
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