Tag Archives: Christian service

Vicarious Love

Recently a friend of mine gave my daughter a beautiful handmade gift to express thanks to me?!!? Her statement to me was ‘I know how much you love your daughter and I thought that giving her this gift would bless … Continue reading

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Prayer on stewardship

  Moreover it is required in stewards that one be found faithful. I Corinthians 4:2 As believers we are all stewards in God’s kingdom. This morning as I read Luke 16:1-13 I was struck by Jesus’ words of commendation to the … Continue reading

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Diligence in servant hood

This particular quote from Spurgeon challenged me in several areas. Diligence:  In the kingdom of God it is so important to be diligent with the things He has given us to do. It is easy to talk about our vision, … Continue reading

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Faithfulness in little things

This quote is from A Chance to Die, the biography of Amy Carmichael, missionary to India. I remember hearing about her work since I was a child at Bible School and treasured in my heart the legacy of faith that … Continue reading

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Ministry Moment: Being a Blessing through work

Recently I had a client who wanted worship flags made as well as a carrying bag. The carrying bag had a zippered pocket in the side and I inserted a bookmark of my poem Manna into the pocket. When the client … Continue reading

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What is ministry?

Sometimes as laypeople it is easy to but ministry in a box confined to church work. I don’t know about others but I struggle with several things Whether I do enough. If I look at others I think they are doing … Continue reading

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Being a Blessing by Listening to His Instructions

The following is my article for God’s Corner in the Hudson River Sampler this month. Being a Blessing It was a cold wintry day, just following that pile of snow that dumped the Northeast this past February. Margret had gone … Continue reading

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Practical Hospitality: Someone for Dinner

Dear Ones, Have you ever been asked to entertain someone you didn’t know well as part of a Church “body-life” growth experience? The thing is not everyone is able to relate to this exercise.  There are feelings of insecurity and … Continue reading

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