Tagged: holistic ministry

Let Justice Roll Down…In All of Life

Holistic Christian discipleship requires a balanced relationship with God, God’s people, and God’s world.  The Israelite prophet Micah recorded God’s intention for us (6:8): “Love mercy, do justice, and walk humbly with your God.”...

The Prayer Wall

by Joshua Carson I inherited a lot of things from the previous Youth Pastor at my church. My favorite piece of that inheritance is a section of a wall in our Youth Room that...

Church-Based Ministry Connects People to Jobs

Jubilee Jobs has helped over 24,000 individuals find employment. A mission of the Church of the Saviour in Washington DC, it began in 1981 by helping one Jubilee Housing resident find work. Their completely...

A Safe Place to Grow

At Children’s Garden in Manila, young lives reach for the light Story and photos by Whitney Bauck Today’s young people have sometimes been referred to as “Generation Me,” and their use of social media...

Heroes of the Faith: Emma Ray

(1859-1930) For nearly 30 years Emma Ray, who was born into slavery and raised in poverty in Missouri, ministered to the homeless and transient in the slums of Seattle, Wash., along with her husband,...

Heroes of the Faith: Lillian Trasher

(1887-1961) In 1942, as Nazi General Rommel pushed deep into Egypt’s northern desert and soldiers of fortune pillaged the rest of the country, a middle-aged American gazed at the hundreds of hungry Egyptian children...

Heroes of the Faith: Matteo Ricci

(1552-1610) Conversion of the Chinese people to Christianity seemed a fruitless cause in the late 16th century.  The early influence of Nestorian missionaries in the 7th century and Catholic monks in the 13th and...