“It is more blessed to give than to receive.” If you asked most people, they would agree with this statement—in principle more than in lifestyle. But there are a lot of questions when it comes to giving and generosity. Who are we giving to? How much should we give? What are we giving for? This ...more
You and your small group can excel in generosity by partnering with Compass Housing Alliance and supporting a local family this Holiday Season.
Your opportunity is to provide Holiday meals for families in need this season. There is a need for 10 meals for small families (2-4 people) and 5 meals for large families 5-8. Please ...more
Isaiah 58 volunteers prepare and serve a hot meal to the homeless and low-income men and women of Seattle once a month, but when the weather turns cold they also seek to carry out the Lord’s command to also clothe the needy. So every week or two during wintertime, Isaiah 58 members make the trip downtown ...more
We download apps on our smartphones and tablets all of the time—social media apps, weather apps, game apps. Often we download these apps but never use them. And some we find indispensable for living in a digital age. Did you know that God has given us some indispensable apps for living life well in relationships ...more
At some point in our lives we all struggle with forgiveness, and for some of you that point might be right now. We all struggle with surrendering our desire to hurt another person for hurting us. But as we discussed on Sunday in "The Forgiveness App" in our Life Apps series as we explored Matthew 18:21-35 – ...more
As the years roll by Christmas takes upon new meanings and new depths. It becomes a time associated with family traditions, but also with immense heartache for the things in life that didn't turn out quite like we expected. Relationships, in all their various forms, can make or break a season. Or we can become ...more
According to Webster: Oasis is 1) an area in a desert where there is water and plants, 2) a pleasant place that is surrounded by something unpleasant, 3) a time or experience that is pleasant and restful.
In this world, we all need a place that is an oasis for us. In Trujillo, Peru Helping Hands ...more