10 Bible Verses To Lean Into When You're Stressed
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The Church is a Family, Not an Event
The Bible refers to fellow Christians as "brothers and sisters," but how often do we treat them
Why Your Church Should Invest In Church Planting Now
As I read this I thought, 'Yes! We are experiencing every one of these challenges and joys as we plant churches locally and globally as a church family.'
"Want your church to be more like the early church? Get involved in church planting."
How To Lead A Women's Ministry In A Complementarian Church
Our church has male elders and loves to equip women to discover and utilize their gifts to serve, teach, lead, and flat-out flourish. Here is another voice that shares what that looks like from her vantage point:
"My job is to know their needs well enough to communicate them to our leadership. It’s to teach the women about what it means to be a healthy woman in the Kingdom. To encourage them in their marriages. To remind them that motherhood is worth it. To listen to their questions about their careers, roommates, family, and future. To see a woman who is caring for her aging parents, to look her in the eyes and remind her that she still matters and is relevant and the church needs her. To encourage the weary widow in her hospital bed. To sit with the weeping, the seeking, the downtrodden. This is Gospel work, not outsourced but further engaged because a woman is working alongside the men, a complement to the work that is never quite finished."
1525 The Anabaptist Movement Begins
We're a Community Church. It's one of the things I love about Central. A marriage of those who previously belonged to Reformed, Catholic, Baptist, Pentacostal, Presbyterian, and so on. We lead with Jesus. We are, though, proudly Mennonite Brethren as well.
While we might not quote Menno Simons much or talk a great deal about the MB world, our Confession of Faith and church ethos have been shaped by our Anabaptist roots. And what deep roots in rich soil they are.
"Hated by Protestants and Catholics alike, these "radical reformers" wanted to not merely reform the church but restore it."
How Do You Encourage A Young Family Struggling With Family Devotions?