One Body: Created for a Purpose

One Body: Created for a Purpose

What happens when the hand says to the body, I don’t need you, or when the head says to the foot, I don’t need you?On December 26, 1919, the Boston Red Sox sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees for $100,000. The sum was the most paid for any ball player in history....
One God: “What’s the Meaning of Life?”

One God: “What’s the Meaning of Life?”

I didn’t accept God’s gift of eternal life until I was 35 years old. The Holy Spirit brought me to faith in Jesus as I read the truth about him from the pages of his Word.From time to time I’d return to the Christian bookstore where I’d gotten my first Bible… just to...
One Church: Love One Another

One Church: Love One Another

While I served a church in western New York for several years, I had many conversations at the church playground with neighbors. As I worked in the yard on a Saturday, neighbors arrived with their kids to play. When they came, I would brush dirt from my hands to offer...
One Mission: To Know, and to Make Known

One Mission: To Know, and to Make Known

I grew up camping. On one occasion when I was camping with my family, my dad sent me out on an important mission: to get water. I took a giant kettle and wandered toward the water spigot. I fumbled with the archaic pump, but I managed to fill the kettle and waddled...
Associate for Ministry Support

Associate for Ministry Support

Doctors, pilots, firefighters: these are highly skilled professionals we entrust with our lives. A good doctor has the opportunity to extend life and health. A pilot has a specialized skill to move someone a great distance. A firefighter enters a place of intense heat...