The weeks following Dustin’s salvation, I found him boldly praying for healing over people’s bodies, lovingly encouraging myself when I was down cast, wrestling with hearing God’s voice in his spirit, and putting on the new self.
All of it — like feeding mud to the starving. It fills the belly for a few hours but does nothing to save a life. If anything, it only slows the urgency, numbs the senses that would otherwise motivate a search for something deeply nourishing.
Amy Chastain joined the CITYLIGHTS staff earlier this year as director of our CITYKIDS and LittleLIGHTS children's environments. Read on to learn more about Amy...
When we forget we are living in God's portion we start striving for a paycheck. We see life as a competition to be fought and won instead of a gift to receive.
I walked away from that time thinking about Jesus’ temptation and its implications for my Christian walk in ways I had never thought of before. Each of us is limited by our own horizons and perceptions. But together we can see a wider and farther horizon as we sharpen, challenge and confirm one another.
Have you heard us talking about the Swamp Rabbit property and wondered what that's all about? We've interviewed Pastor Chris Armfield to give you some details and the opportunity to hear his heart for the property and the neighborhood to which it belongs.
When Jesus saves us, he adopts us into his family and places us into his Church, which serves as a constant reminder that we need each other. “There are two things we cannot do alone,” said Paul Tournier, “one is to be married and the other is to be a Christian.” In order to be a healthy Christian, the Bible reveals that we need to be part of a visible, healthy Church.