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Answer the Call!

I was reading my Bible last night and came upon a story I had never read before. It was in Acts 8, the tale of Philip, a man of God who lived after the time of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection, who met an Ethiopian eunuch on the road to Gaza. 562 more words


A Eunuch and a Calling

“Then Philip ran up to the chariot and heard the man reading Isaiah the Prophet. ‘Do you understand what you are reading?’ Philip asked. ‘How can I,’ he said, ‘unless someone explains it to me?’ … Then Philip began with that very passage of Scripture and told him the good news about Jesus.” Acts 8:30-31,35… 1,038 more words

Jesus In Our Everyday Lives

God's Call

Jesus said to his disciples,
“You are the salt of the earth…
You are the light of the world.”
From Matthew 5:13-16

Another wedding anniversary passed. 300 more words


Answering God's Call

By: Rebekah Pitz

Throughout my life I have heard the term “God’s calling,” quite often. I have heard people say that they have been “called to ministry,” or “called to be a missionary” or “called to full-time Christian service.” It was just a term that kind of got glossed over in mission’s conferences, or chapel services throughout my life. 577 more words



By Cindy Hess Kasper

Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them. —Romans 12:6

In September 2001, Lisa Jefferson had an unexpected opportunity to be used by God. 249 more words

Homily August 24, 2014 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

In today’s gospel, we see Jesus ask a question of his Apostles reflecting Jesus’ time and culture. People of his culture measured their thought and identity through a collective look of what others thought. 550 more words