God has a purpose for every person. To live life fully, one must be faithful to do what God has created them to do.
This morning a group of our Upward families and church families came together to cheer on the Me Strong 5k.
“We have a new president.” This is a statement made every 4 or 8 years. Regardless of what you think about the past president and his policies and actions, every 4 or 8 years, someone else takes over.
Personally, this was my seventh election to cast a vote. Sometimes, I have cast a vote for the winning candidate. Sometimes, I have cast a vote for a losing candidate. I have to admit that politics is not a subject where I feel very grounded. I watch the news from time to time and can usually stay up to date on the “majors,” but the inner workings of our government and its policies and practices are somewhat unknown to me.
That said, what I DO feel grounded in is the directives of the Bible.
Family. We've all got one. What does the Bible say about families? How should they live together? How should they treat each other? How can we glorify God through our family?
Everyone loves getting good news. But, what if that good news could actually become bad news for us? What we do with the good news of Jesus will determine whether it is actually good news or if it will become bad news for us. Let us become like the four lepers in 2 Kings 7 who choose to accept and share the good news that they received.
Everybody has a job. Whether you’re a student, an employee, retired, or something else, work is a part of life, and the Bible has a lot to say about how we work.