Tagged: holistic ministry

Does Jesus Want Me to Be Poor?

By Carol R. Cool “Got a dollar?” Pretending I don’t see her, I keep walking, a bit more quickly. When I get to the corner, I glance back to see the homeless woman still on the...

Remembering Phil Olson

By Ron Sider Reverend Philip Olson (MDiv, Princeton), the first director of ESA’s program on holistic ministry, went to be with the Lord on August 28 after years of battling cancer. Phil was a...

A Prayer for Today

Christ, as a light Illumine and guide me. Christ, as a shield Overshadow me. Christ under me; Christ over me; Christ beside me; On my left and my right. This day be within and...

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...