3 results for tag: Christmas

Christmas: A Time for Ministry and Training

Christmas outreach is an opportunity of both sharing God's love and training God's people, adults and youth alike, to reach out to others, share the Word and minister in prayer.

A Christmas Wish

  In Southeast Asia, the temperatures are dipping lower at night and yet many don't have warm sweaters or shoes to keep them warm. In the cold morning air, the poor only wear thin clothes and many of them have cracked skin due to the cold. James 2:14-17 says, "What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them?  Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food.  If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?  In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by ...

Giving Christmas Away

Many Canadian children are busy writing letters to Santa, letting him know exactly what it is that they want for Christmas.  As parents, we are rushing around to find the latest fad toys that will satisfy our children's desires. Christmas in Thailand looks a little different.  The parents and children at House of Blessing are preparing for several Christmas outreaches.  It is a time to share the Christmas story, enjoy games with children in the villages, sing praises to God and, yes, share gifts.  But the kids at HOB aren't counting down the days until they receive their gifts.  Instead, they have been learning how to give gifts to others.  ...