FAITH & WORK IS ONE

FAITH & WORK IS ONE

James 2:18 in The Message reads “Faith and works, works and faith, fit together hand in glove.” If you read James 2, the emphasis is “doing good works, especially to the needy” AND integrating that with our faith in Jesus. You cannot have one without the other. The...
CHANGING

CHANGING

  CHANGING times It wasn’t until December last year, that I paid my first visit to a post office last year—that got me thinking: every day, we use words like email, laptop, mobile phone, digital. But when I graduated from college just 4 decades ago, these words were...

WORKING FOR THE KING

“These were the potters and inhabitants of Neta′im and Gede′rah; they dwelt there with the king for his work.” (1 Chronicles 4:23) Verses 21 & 22 list the men of Judah and Moab who made these pots. Potters were not the highest grade of workers; in...
RE-CALIBRATING MISSION – Begin with Relationships

RE-CALIBRATING MISSION – Begin with Relationships

As we re-calibrate mission, our core values begin with relationships. Why? Because Jesus began with relationships. What is the greatest commandment? Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your...
WHY WORK IS WORSHIP

WHY WORK IS WORSHIP

I was asked today why I am so insistent on the fact that work and worship are the same. I guess I assumed everyone had already dealt with this issue, but perhaps not. So let me share a few pointers on why I know work and worship is the same in God’s eyes. All...
AVODAH–WORK IS WORSHIP

AVODAH–WORK IS WORSHIP

The Hebrew word “avodah (ah-vod-ah)” is translated in the English Bible for both work & worship. A better English translation when referring to work is service. God Receives Work as Worship Done Unto Him. Put simply – Work is worship. The similarity between the...