From Back to God Ministries International
A TRAIL OF LIES - Scooter forgets his promise to Liz and Lucille and tells a lie to cover it up, but one lie isn’t enough. Do more lies lead to more trouble? Listen now at kidscorner.net and subscribe to KC’s weekly emails for future episodes. Download KC’s Collection of Memories Kit 2019 for a family activity today.
GENUINE FAITH INFLUENCES BEHAVIOR. - There’s no doubt the Apostle Paul believes the Gospel message changes people. But Paul argues that change is not just internal, it’s external and it influences all aspects of life. Join Groundwork as we explore 1 Thessalonians 3:1-4:12 to see how our faith in Jesus Christ affects our behavior. Listen now at GroundworkOnline.com and subscribe to Groundwork’s weekly emails for future episodes.
From Calvin College
Scholarship Essay Contest - The H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies at Calvin College would like you to know that the February 1st deadline for submissions to our 27th annual High School Senior Scholarship Essay Contest is fast approaching. This year's topic is John Calvin and Preaching. Scholarships will be awarded to our winners, so if you know of any high school seniors who may attend Calvin College, Dordt College, The King’s University in Canada, Kuyper College, Redeemer University College in Canada, or Trinity Christian College, please feel free to let them know about this opportunity. Details are available on our website at calvin.edu/centers-institutes/meeter-center/fellowships-scholarships/high-school-seniors/
From CRC Communications
Pray for Inspire 2019 - Inspire 2019 is a conference to connect people from across the 1000+ churches in the Christian Reformed Church for three days of worship, workshops, speakers, and conversation. As we plan and prepare for this event, happening August 1-3 in Windsor, Ont., please join us in praying for the event and all who will attend. This week, registration opens; please pray for all who are considering registering, that God will guide their decisions.
From Faith Formation Ministries
Family Faith Formation Tip - In Families at the Center of Faith Formation, John Roberto shares eight things that form faith in the home: caring relationships; celebrating the liturgical seasons; celebrating rituals and milestones; learning the Christian tradition and applying it to life; prayer, devotions, and spiritual formation; reading the Bible; serving and working for justice; and worshiping God. How is your family doing? What would you like to focus on more in this new year? (Faith Formation Ministries; crcna.org/FaithFormation)
From World Renew
Short-Term Volunteers - Are you 18 to 24 years old and interested in embarking on a short-term volunteer opportunity with life-long impact? World Renew’s Global Volunteer Program provides opportunities to live, work, eat, and play in an international community while exploring how God wants to use your talents and skills for His purpose. For more information, contact Andrew at firstname.lastname@example.org.