From Back to God Ministries International
FAMILY FIRE - is an online community exploring Spirit-led family, marriage, parenting, in-laws, blended families, and intimacy. Find encouraging articles and devotions at familyfire.com. Subscribe for regular email updates and connect with our Family Fire community on Facebook.
GROUNDWORK: LEAN INTO GOD’S GRACE - When the challenges feel insurmountable, the loneliness and temptation to give up creep in. Join Groundwork as we study what Ezra and Nehemiah do in Nehemiah 8-9 and Nehemiah 13:22,31 and discover how leaning into God’s grace and love is the antidote we need to carry us through. Listen now at GroundworkOnline.com and subscribe to Groundwork's weekly emails for future episodes.
TURKEY ROCKET - On Thanksgiving Day, all of Terrene comes out to celebrate and be thankful, but Liz and the gang encounter some tough challenges and hard times. Can they be thankful regardless of their circumstances? Listen now at kidscorner.net and subscribe to KC’s weekly emails for future episodes. Download KC’s Advent Gifts of Kindness devotionals to lead your family’s Bible study as you prepare for Christmas.
From Faith Formation Ministries
At-home Faith Formation Tip - Advent starts next Sunday! How might you celebrate this time of expectant waiting with the people in your household? Here are two ideas: Participate in the Advent Word project at adventword.org. AdventWord is a global, online Advent calendar that offers meditations and images to inspire and connect individuals and a worldwide community of believers to the themes of Advent. (Tip from Faith Formation Ministries; crcna.org/FaithFormation)
Jesse Tree: God's Big Advent Story - is now available FREE for CRC families! This downloadable package from Faith Alive and Faith Formation Ministries includes 25 simple devotions that are great for kids of various ages and printable story symbol ornaments that follow God's story from creation to the birth of Jesus. Each day’s reading invite families to read and wonder about a Bible story together, pray together, and step away from the busyness of the season. Learn more and download the devotions and symbols at tinyurl.com/DwellJesseTree.
From Resonate Global Mission
Teach in Nicaragua! - Resonate partner Nicaragua Christian Academy (NCA) in Nicaragua is searching for teachers! As a teacher at NCA, you'll be training future leaders and forming Christ-followers who are motivated by heartfelt love for God. Find a position that's right for you by visiting www.resonateglobalmission.org/go and searching "Nicaragua Christian Academy."
From World Renew
Advent begins December 1 - Follow Jesus into the lives of the poor at Advent through the World Renew 2019-2020 Gift Catalog. Choose a gift that helps people who live with scarcity to experience more of the fullness of life that God intends for them. Go to worldrenew.net/gifts to give or call 800-552-7972 to order.
Career and RFP Opportunities at World Renew - Join our team of energetic individuals who are passionate about Living Justice, Loving Mercy and Serving Christ. World Renew has the following exciting career opportunities: Donor Relations Manager - Alberta, ideally based in between Calgary & Edmonton; Safeguarding and Complaints Coordinator - based in Burlington, ON; Country Consultant, Zambia; or Country Consultant, Mozambique. Also check out the following exciting RFP opportunity: External Evaluation in Zambia. See worldrenew.net/careers for more details about these opportunities and the links to apply.
Giving Hope to Girls with Gratitude - In Bangladesh, women receive a lower social status than men. Thanks to gifts from people like you, World Renew is walking alongside the women of Bangladesh to help them change that story. Your gift of $50 changes the story for #4justgirls. And, when you give to the Just Girls campaign through One Day's Wages, your gift doubles. Double hope for the women of Bangladesh today at onedayswages-worldrenew.funraise.org.
Sunday, December 1st is World AIDS Day - Next Sunday, you can give the hope of Christ to families and communities living with the devastation of HIV and AIDS. World Renew provides HIV testing, preventative education, and access to clinics and healthcare in communities affected by the AIDS crisis. By giving to World Renew's offering, you can give hope. For more information on World Renew’s Community Health initiatives, go to: worldrenew.net/communityhealth
Volunteer Overseas with a Group - Are you a compassionate, respectful, adaptable person who would like to volunteer overseas with others who have common interests? With World Renew’s Global Volunteer Program, you will get an authentic cultural experience and learn about the deep history and traditions that define the life of an international community. To find out more, email Andrew at email@example.com.