This week Dave Cover preaches from John 13:1–17 in a sermon entitled, “Washing Feet (Part Two).” The Scripture reads,
When Jesus took the role of a servant, washed his disciples’ feet, and then told them (and us) to wash other people’s feet, he called us to a humble life of sacrificial service. Here are 6 practical implications and/or applications followed by a story of one person obeys Jesus.
Recently I was chatting with a friend. This friend has two children by adoption, which she’s very open about. We were talking about parenting decisions, and I referred to another friend, saying, “She’s great. She has six kids. Four of her own and two adopted.”
As soon as the words came out of my mouth, I was reeling inside. “What did I just say?” I asked myself. “I just insinuated that to be a real mother is to have carried a kid in utero for nine months.” I don’t think this, but I DID just say it. Now what?
Oftentimes we Christians give of our time, talent and treasure for various ministry efforts and yet at the same time keep a slightly-cynical eye on the “tangible” results…and our wallets. While it’s completely natural to wonder if our efforts are “time well spent” or a complete waste, it’s helpful to remember that Jesus said that
Songs and Scenes is a weekly blog review of songs, readings and prayers featured in The Crossing’s Sunday morning liturgy. We’ve included a link to a Spotify playlist of Sunday’s songs (when available) so you can enjoy listening to them throughout your week. This week’s liturgy recap features photos by Andrew Herndon.
Columbia KLIFE is a local ministry partner of The Crossing that receives monthly support and has been well connected to the church for many years.
Columbia KLIFE is hosting a Dessert Night Sunday, May 1st from 3:30-5:00, and their annual Golf Tournament is Monday, June 6th. You can also to DONATE to KLIFE HERE. For more info about these events contact Chapter Director, Brandon Briscoe: firstname.lastname@example.org .
KLIFE works alongside churches and families in the Columbia community to teach and encourage kids (4th-12th grade) to be strong in the Lord in spite of all the negative pressures they face as teenagers. KLIFE networks kids from different churches, and those without a church affiliation, to build positive, Godly relationships that can withstand the negative peer pressure so prevalent in today’s youth culture.