Hungering and Thirsting | Devotional by Max Lucado – Christian Article

Jesus said, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled” Matthew 5:6 For what are you hungering and thirsting?   The way we clutch our possessions and our pennies, you’d think we couldn’t live without them.  The problem is, the treasures of earth don’t satisfy.  The promise is, the treasures of heaven do.  Blessed are those, then, who hunger and thirst for righteousness.  Blessed are those who are totally dependent upon Jesus for their…

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God’s Promise | Devotional by Kristi Huseby – Christian Article

“But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. You are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely.” Psalm 59:16-17 I was cleaning my house getting ready for company when the phone rang. “Ma’am your son has been arrested for shoplifting.” My whole world came to a standstill. The pain…

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Why Your Creative Team Doesn’t Need a Budget – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); Fifty dollars a month. That’s all a church in Seattle has decided to invest in communication. Fifty dollars! (pause for dramatic effect…) A month! The number may change from church to church, but I’ve heard it too many times. No budget. Three summers ago, my husband and I and our then 5 and 2 year olds decided to go on a 60-day road trip from Annapolis, MD to California and back. We visited many…

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God’s Sufficiency Exceeds our Needs – Christian Article

For every need, there is a name of God that meets the need.  Our lack is perfectly engineered to magnify His perfect sufficiency.  The great I AM stands ready with His supply from His eternal riches.  His infinite supply magnifies in bold relief our complete dependence on Him. It is not I, but Christ.  Celebrate how he reveals himself to you this week in his names. When we need a hug, Abba-Father takes us in His arms to love us…

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New Isn’t Always Comfortable | Devotional by Marilyn Ehle – Christian Article

“(What I have done in the past) is nothing compared to what I’m going to do! I’m going to do a brand new thing.”Isaiah 43:18-19 (Life Application Bible) As we contemplate the freshness of a new year, we’re tempted to quickly rejoice over God’s words to Israel. Who would not want to be part of God’s “brand new thing”? We get excited as we pray for and anticipate a new work of God in our lives and in the world.…

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Sunday U Magazine – 5 Content Ideas for Your Church Blog & Social Media – Christian Article

Coming up with content to share from your church blog or social media can be a daunting task sometimes. I always encourage church communications leaders to look at what they already have to work with before dealing with the struggle of coming up with something original and new.   Here are five quick ideas for content you can share today: 1. Share articles that you’re learning from. Show your church that you aren’t in this alone, that you are learning from…

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