Prayer

Prayer Thought: Dissatisfied Delight

Prayer Thought: Dissatisfied Delight It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased. -C.S. Lewis  “How can I be satisfied?” Or ”What satisfies me and makes my life easier?” We are bombarded with this question and the feelings that …

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GoConnect Update: Benjamin Benhardt

GoConnect Update: Benjamin Benhardt Whether you’re a college student looking for a summer internship, a recent graduate not sure where God is calling you to next, or someone who knows they’re called to the mission field and have for a while but are not sure where to start, a GoConnect Trip is perfect for you. Each trip is custom designed to connect you to missionaries doing effective ministry in one or more locations across Europe. As no two trips are alike here is some insight from our recent tripsters… Q: When did you go? Where did you go? A: “I …

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Prayer Thought: Keep Yourself in Check: Avoiding the Eeyore-Tigger Syndrome

Prayer Thought: Keep Yourself in Check: Avoiding the Eeyore-Tigger Syndrome “The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding. Cherish her, and she will exalt you; embrace her, and she will honor you. She will give you a garland to grace your head and present you with a glorious crown.” Proverbs 4:7-9 “An MTV executive boldly proclaimed that the channel is not linear, like normal television; we’re not dealing with plot and continuity, we’re dealing with emotion, which is an entirely new way to use the television set…The only people who can understand …

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GoConnect Update: Rachel Anderson

GoConnect Update: Rachel Anderson   Whether you’re a college student looking for a summer internship, a recent graduate not sure where God is calling you to next, or someone who knows they’re called to the mission field and have for a while but are not sure where to start, a GoConnect Trip is perfect for you. Each trip is custom designed to connect you to missionaries doing effective ministry in one or more locations across Europe. As no two trips are alike here is some insight from our recent tripsters…   Q: When did you go? Where did you go? …

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Prayer Thought: Jehovah Machsi

Prayer Thought: Jehovah Machsi “My God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my Savior— from violent people You save me (2 Sam. 22:3).” With so many uncertainties, so many losses, so many dangers, so many effected people from the war in Ukraine, many of whom we love and call brothers and sisters in Christ, there needs to be a stabilizing force for all of it. We have people in shelters, displaced from their homes due to Russian attacks. We have those who are …

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