Tag Archives: Prayer

God’s Call and Our Difficulties

Last week, I heard a preacher say,  “We’ll start with the basics.  Everyone who comes to Christ has to come to the conclusion that there is a God, and it is not me.”  That is an essential starting point for … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship, mission, Vision for Mission | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prayer and Fasting

I’m excited about what God has in store for us at this weekend’s retreat!  We’ll be focusing on prayer, and in preparation, some of us are going to be praying and fasting.  (We are not likely to fast during the … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Retreat to Re-engage

“Those that wait on and hope in God get fresh strength” (Isaiah 40:31a) Love First Coast is returning to the ECO Lodge February 16-18 for a weekend of rest, recreation, renewal, worship, and prayer.  Anyone is welcome to join us. … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship, Retreat | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hope and Gratitude

Disciples of Jesus are called to be hope-filled people.  If there’s one thing this missional approach to life has helped me with, it’s hope.  God has a mission and invites us into it.  How can that not bring hope?  And … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship, missional living | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Power of Gratitude

This Sunday night, we gather for worship at 6:45pm in the St. Johns Room of Faith Community Church (3450 CR210, 32259) to be equipped to walk the journey before us with renewed joy and strength.  Come and discover the power … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship, worship | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Praying for Your Fighters

This Saturday Night, we’ll be at Nicholl’s Barn – located on the Bernath Family Farm – (for Google Maps, enter this address: 3445 SR13, 32259.)  We’ll get started about 6:45.  And there will be dessert! A few years back I … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship, missional living, Prayer, saturday worship | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Discipleship Needed in the Face of Racism

The other day, I watched as an interfaith band of clergy linked arms and marched up to a group of militant protesters made up of emboldened white supremacists and neo-Nazi’s gathered to “unite the right”.   There the clergy knelt and … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship, missional living | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment