Times have changed when it comes to international missions. It used to be that when an individual felt called to mission work they would raise a small fortune, go off to a foreign land and not return for many years while they served the Lord. The decision to go was life changing and usually permanent. During the years of service they would basically be invisible to the church back in the states, except for an occasional report letter and outbound care package at Christmas.
Today I write an article that is aimed not for all of our family of faith here at Quail, but only for the men. I do so because I wish to highlight what has come to be an important aspect of my personal life, ministry and walk with the Lord, the early morning men’s prayer time each Wednesday.
When Paul writes to the Colossian Christians he says,
“Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.”
I am thankful to say that we have a group of men,...
1. It promotes their eternal joy. We believe that faith in Christ changes the eternal destiny of a person. I want kids to find eternal life and joy in Christ. So we work to introduce them to Jesus throughout the Kids ministry.
2. It helps them make sense out of life. Only understanding who made the world, what went wrong and God’s plan to fix it, can explain this world we all experience. It gives them a world view that makes sense.
3. It helps avoid some negative outcomes of sin....
Are you on Facebook? Do you carry a mobile device when you come to church? Do you have the Facebook App on your mobile device?
If you answered these questions with “yes,” then you can use Facebook in a great way to spread the word about the ministry here at Quail. All you need to do is use the “check in” feature every time you come to church or attend a function or program here at Quail. That little process will relay the message to all of your Facebook friends that you...