Posts Tagged ‘faith’

Flourishing in Faith and Work By Dr. Zenet Maramara

Learn to Flourish in Faith and Work We recently hosted a webinar called “Flourishing in Faith and Work” wherein the participants came from various backgrounds and understanding of the theology of work. One of the ladies in my breakout group says that she works for economic reasons. She is a young single mom who works…

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A Daring Faith By Ken Harrison

A Daring Faith in A Cowardly World This week marks the release of Ken Harrison’s newest book, A Daring Faith in a Cowardly World: Living a Live without Waste, Regret or Anything Left Unfinished. Today we present a blog adaptation from the five-day reading plan that was designed so you can practically apply the key…

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Learn to Integrate Your Faith By Martha Brangenberg

Integrate Your Faith and Work Do you want to integrate your faith at work?  God has placed you right where you are to do exactly that! And we have all the encouragement you need to take those first steps. I want to introduce you to, iWork4Him: Change the Way You Think About Your Faith at…

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One Simple Question By Scott Rodin

A Simple Question in a Complicated Age   Let me start with the one simple question, “Where are you, right now with Christ?” Looking Back This is the final CLA blog for 2020. What can we say about it all? It would be tempting to do a retrospective of the year and try to reflect…

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An Invitation to Greater Things By Paul Swamidass

 Jesus invites you to witness greater things. When Jesus called Nathanael, he promised him that he would see even greater things. It remains an invitation and promise he extends to each of us. Let’s go to the other side. One day Jesus said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side of…

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The Power of Hope By Howard Rich

Hope as a Believer Hope, as a central theme for the Christian, is peppered throughout  the New Testament; faith is “being sure of what we hope for” (Heb 11:1), “our hope” is in Christ (1 Tim 1:1), the believer’s devotion is to “the God of hope” (Rom 15:13), hope is “an anchor for the soul”…

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Shaken By Larry Gadbaugh

A Whole Lot Has Been Shaken! Portland, Oregon has been shaken. This is where I was born and raised, and I’ve never seen this kind of upheaval here before. As if the Pandemic wasn’t enough to rattle our cage, in recent weeks we’ve become the poster community for sustained racial protest and trial by wildfire…

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Being at Peace With God By Howard Rich

Stewards are at Peace with God Take a moment and think about how you experience the undeniable peace of God in your life as a leader. For me, I feel it in my leadership when I am seeking His guidance through an ongoing, personal communion with Him.  That relationship is intensely personal but requires intentional…

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Chaos and Demands By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

The Stronghold of Chaos and Demands Chaos and havoc can give birth to unhealthy demands and strategies which rupture relationships. These commitments impair us. Sometimes the strategies are so ingrained and so powerful that we are unaware of their influence. We fail to see the harm and devastation they cause us and others. It is…

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Song of Simeon By W. Scott Brown

Insights from Simeon, his song and unshakable faith. A biblical character who has captured my attention this Christmas season is Simeon. I find his faith remarkable, his obedience inspiring and his joy contagious. We learn of Simeon’s expectant devotion to God in the Gospel of Luke. Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon,…

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