My part of the communication equation wasn’t very good. I did what I knew to do in my time of reading the Bible and praying to God my Father. Nevertheless, I definitely experienced a plateau in my spiritual growth, especially during my college days.
In Praying with Purpose: Taking Your Prayers from Vague to Victorious, Haddix presents practical ideas for your prayer life, ways to creatively motivate and guide you in prayer, and suggestions on what to pray. She opens pages in with this strong observation: “When you pray for your loved ones, you unleash eternal impacting power upon their lives.” Those words were enough to make me, a life-long Christian, pause and rethink prayer. Wow, that’s some power.
Crazy, or Crazy Joy? Love Letter from Prison also invites us to dig deep into the scriptures of Philippians and other biblical passages that connect to the themes of joy, humility, friendship, and unity.
LifeMosaic connects God’s story with the lives of each person in the room. And as that happens, each person’s story has the opportunity to connect one with another in a relationship-building setting. Experiencing this interactive study alongside old friends and new brought the Bible alive in ways that couldn’t help but to transform.
Pull out the crayons, markers and pencils for some good old-fashioned hands-on creative Bible fun. No technology required.
Bulletins are designed to keep people informed of what’s going on in the church and include upcoming events, recent giving and attendance stats and space for notes about the sermon. Bulletins should also include information for visitors and provide an opportunity for greeters to connect with these guests.