It is natural for all of us to make plans about our future. As we graduate from high school, we start to make plans for college, trade school or jobs. When we land that first big job, we might start to think about moving to a new home, starting a family, buying a new car or any number of personal goals.
Serving is one of the key elements of ones spiritual journey. It gives you the opportunity to move beyond learning what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ and begin putting what you’ve learned into action. How and where can you serve? We’re glad you asked.
Faith has been an ever-evolving part of my life. Faith is easy in good times but can be tougher when your world becomes difficult. Being raised in a Christian school and having attended Sunday school and youth groups since I was a small child, faith was easier. Times were good. God had and would provide.
“Everyone seems to like people who feed them,” Wooddale Cafe volunteer Becky Aspelund declared tongue-in-cheek. Becky also enthusiastically shared the genuine joy she felt serving coffee to fun people and getting to know a few of them more meaningfully in the process.
Midweek, Wooddale’s Tuesday evening adult Bible study program, will begin a new study on September 15 Dr. Michael Wise, scholar-in-residence and professor of biblical studies at the University of Northwestern St. Paul (UNW-SP) will again be the teacher. The study for the entire 2015/2016 school year will focus on the New Testament book of Romans.
A carefree summer picnic enjoying God’s creation with delicious food and friends we love can make a beautiful, memorable experience. Just imagine going on that picnic with Jesus himself! What would He say? What would you ask Him? It would undoubtedly be life changing.