Today, it is with heavy hearts that we bid farewell to Masaki – who has been with us for six years. Masaki has been especially influential with all the children of the church, being a Sunday School Teacher. Their heartfelt well-wishes and farewells to Masaki were especially touching today. Her infectious joy, passion for food …
Buy used clothing from thrift shops. Put the money saved, compared to new clothing from a catalog or branded label into your collection bank.
Weigh what you throw away today. How much was truly not usable and how much did you discard without thinking?
Pray that others – your family, people at work or school – will understand your feelings about living more simply.
For dinner or a snack, eat a food (vegetable/fruit) native to another country. Pray for the well-being of those who grew and harvested the food for your benefit.
Take time to walk with your friends or family after dinner. Make it a “walk with God”.
Remember how you have often wished (or given thanks) for a boss that is more understanding and kind? Give your maid a day off for no reason. Remember they are human beings too.
Preaching from today’s readings (Exodus 20:1-17; I Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22), Pastor Augustin shared about how: In the Old Testament reading, we learn about God’s covenant “demands” to His people in the form of the 10 Commandments, which eventually led to a system of worship rituals centered around sacrifice. By the time of the Jesus, …
Don’t forget that beginning this week, BLC’s education activities will begin at 9am: Bible Study – Series On Worship Have you ever wondered about why Christians worship the way we do – why do we sing and have prayer? What was a worship service like for the early Christians, especially during times of persecution? How …
Think about what is important to you. Does your daily routine reflect this?