Posts from July 2015

We Serve Others Because We Love God

“Serve only the Lord your God.”  -Deuteronomy 13:4 Joseph Serves in Potiphar’s House Genesis 39:1-6 Joseph grew up in a family of farmers.  They worked the fields, tended the flocks, and had to take care of all the needs of the family business.  This included the buying and selling of goods also.  Joseph’s father, Jacob,…

Why do you go to church?

Encountering God through community “Why can’t I just sleep in on Sunday?”  I know that I have heard myself say, or at least, I have thought this before.  Sometimes it is difficult to understand why we need to get up on a weekend morning for church, especially for older children. It’s important to understand that…

We use our special gifts to serve God

“Serve only the Lord your God.” -Deuteronomy 13:4 Bezalel the Master Craftsman Exodus 35:30-33; 36:1-6 Bezalel was chosen by God Himself to build the tabernacle.  Why?  Well, he was a master craftsman.  He was an expert in metalworking, engraving, mounting precious stones, and carving.  He also knew about fabric work and other textile specialties.  Read…