6 Ways to Go Beyond Sunday Mornings

by Scott Berkey Every Sunday, millions of children gather in churches to sing songs, learn Bible stories, participate in games and complete crafts (or at least attempt to). And every Sunday, ministry leaders and volunteers meet with them to lead worship, explain Bible verses, model godly relationships and, when necessary, help smaller hands operate the…

Historic Marker to Be Placed in Hot Springs

A historic marker commemorating the 100th birthday of the Assemblies of God will be placed on the sidewalk at 200 Central Avenue in Hot Springs, Ark., during the AGTrust Centennial Celebration, April 10-11, 2014. This location is in front of the former Grand Opera House where 300 people gathered April 2-12, 1914, for the founding…

Freedom of faith

If we’re honest with ourselves, far too often we take our blessings for granted. Americans in general enjoy freedoms that most of the world cannot even comprehend. And while we see criticism of the Christian faith increasing in our culture, we as believers still have the liberty to openly worship as we see fit and…

Wife #31

Written by PAUL AMROZOWICZ No. I am not a serial-divorcer. I am not a serial-wife-killer. Nor am I a polygamist. I am, and always will be, married to one woman. She is alive and well, and I hope to remain married to her until death do us part. And for all of you “tweeters,” the…

Workplace Witness Story

One of my coworkers played a large part in leading me to Christ. Although I’d had a lot of exposure to Christianity during school days, I hadn’t woken up to the importance of a relationally-based connection to Jesus Christ. Christianity and its Leader remained rather vague and formless ideas. And so, about ten years after…

The Ten Commandments

Then God gave the people all these instructions: I am the Lord your God, who rescued you from the land of Egypt, the place of your slavery. 1. You must not have any other god but me. 2. You must not make for yourself an idol of any kind or an image of anything in…

Scripting Your Career

George Macdonald wrote, “What does God do when he wants to give us a drama? Does he rent a theatre, hire a director, and write the script? No, he makes a Shakespeare.” What did God have in mind when he made you? Too often, we are looking for a script of what to do with…

UNDENIABLE ADVANTAGE IN THE WORKPLACE

When you wear rubber insulation, you feel safe handling electricity. When the knights of old wore heavy armor, they felt safe from the sword or lance. Their shield rendered the arrows harmless. When you and I go out into the workplace, there are all kinds of things hurled at our minds to cause us to…