Logos for February 15, 2020--God's Love Letter. he Bible is God’s love letter. John 3:16 is a favorite text for many: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son.” Yet it’s so easy to depersonalize the love of God. We may think, God loves the world. But does He love me, or does He simply love humanity in general? We may see God as distant, who does not often enter into a direct, personal relationship with us. And when He does, we may see His interaction as judgmental, demanding, cold, precise, and detached.
Logos for February 8, 2020--Family Life-Ways to Support Your Pastor's Spouse. Years ago, the spouse of a pastor was a female. However, over the years this has changed to include male spouses. Despite, the gender, the role of a pastor’s spouse can often be a lonely and challenging one. It can also be a daunting experience for those newcomers just entering the ministry alongside their husbands/wives. The pastor’s spouse may often have a feeling of exclusiveness from the membership because of his/her connection to the pastor.
Logos for February 1, 2020--Tips for Ministering to the Sick and Dying. Ministering to the sick and dying are great opportunities to demonstrate unconditional love, but it is also scary. It is often scary because many do not know what to do or say when someone is sick or dying. Even though ministry to the sick and/or dying should be understood as a natural part of the Gospel, this caring ministry does not come naturally or by happenstance.
Logos for January 25, 2020--A Healthy Start. Prospering in Health Through Christ Our Soon Coming King’ is the theme of the Health Ministries Department for this year. It is important to keep our health at a level that is optimal so that Christ can use us for His glory. Currently, the prevalence of illness is at an all-time high within the church. I encourage you to make some lifestyle changes so that you can truly proposer in health and be an agent of change in preparing souls for Christ, Our Soon Coming King.