There are curious things that occur each year in Alaska when the sun begins to warm the Arctic earth again and the snow that carpets the ground returns to its watery depths. Oh, I suppose it isn’t entirely unique to Alaska, but we all like to live within our own little worldview to some extent, now don’t we?
As we draw closer to Good Friday and Easter, I wanted to share a devotional for families that was passed along to me. This would be a wonderful tool to use with your children or grandchildren in the week leading up to Easter Sunday...
Hey parents! Ever do that thing where you post something really funny, or witty, or deep on Facebook, and you get absolutely no response at all?
There are two HUGE weekends in the life of a church like ours. I’m sure you know it already but, Christmas and Easter offer the chance to invite people who might not come to church with you any other weekend of the year, as well as being weekends where people often sense the need to join a local church for the celebration, and simply look online, or around the neighborhood for a place to go.
Missouri native Kempton Turner and his wife, Caryn, have dedicated their lives to helping restore hope in East St. Louis, an area known for gangs, drugs, and staggeringly high murder rates. Their church plant, City of Joy Fellowship, focuses its ministry on the tough inner city where Kempton endured his own struggles growing up, including never knowing his biological mother.
Join C3AK for a targeted time of community ministry around the city. We’ll meet at 10:00am in the church auditorium, sing a few songs, and get our assignments! GREAT for all ages. Return after for a potluck lunch, share some stories, and celebrate the theme of “Love God, Love People”.
Your kids have been working hard on preparing for Generation Praise on Easter Sunday, April 1st! There will be two services that day; 9:15 and 10:30 am. Below are some important things to remember...
Hopefully, we've all had that discussion with our kids about appropriate levels of sharing on the internet.
So, new year. New month. New day. New apps. New social media threats. Time marches on, and so does the world's attacks on your kids' self-esteem, self-worth, and privacy. Just when you get a handle on one set a threats... BOOM!!!