Convinced, compelled, consistent and committed because of his love.
Do we really believe and understand at a heart level that God loves us? Do we live our lives in a way that shows we are "dearly loved" (Eph 5:1)? The answer to the question can be quite different for each one of us. But it is one we need to work through in our journey, because we really are truly, deeply, dearly LOVED.
Scott and Lynne Green are truly heroic servants of God. As a young married couple, in 1987 they led a small team of disciples from Boston to plant a church in Hong Kong, China. That church today thrives with over 2,000 members and has planted dozens of other churches. After the Greens handed the leadership to Chinese disciples they had trained, they returned to serve the Seattle Church of Christ from 1997 – 2013. They then served our Berlin church for several years until 2017.
The Spokane Christian Church is excited to announce the 2018 Northwest U.S. and Western Canada Christian's Conference held from Friday, July 27 – Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the Spokane Convention Center in Spokane, Washington, USA.
Announcing the 2017 Western U.S. Elder’s Conference. This year's conference is being hosted jointly by the Seattle Church of Christ and South Sound Church of Christ and will be held in Seattle, Washington March 23-26.
Plant. Cultivate. Harvest. That’s the goal at the Gateway to the Arctic Camp, an agricultural camp near Talkeetna, Alaska. However, it’s not just about planting, cultivating, and harvesting vegetables. It’s about planting the seeds of character, volunteerism, and leadership in every participant. It’s about cultivating those attributes through mentorship and care. And it’s about “harvesting” that character—giving people the opportunity to practically apply it to help those in need. The end result? Amazing stories, lifelong friendships, and most importantly: needs met.
Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these -- John 14:12
Last weekend, the Seattle Church of Christ hosted the biennial Northwest Christian Conference, “Even Greater Things.” Over 1,000 disciples from 14 churches gathered from the US Pacific Northwest (Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Montana – and even a couple from California) and Western Canada from British Columbia to Alberta.
Psalm 100:5, “For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues for all generations.”
Sunday, October 6th was an epic day in the Brumley family. As our four children were growing up our primary goal was just to help them know God and make it to heaven. This focus in their lives surmounted every other aspect of their development. It trumped academic achievement, athletic pursuits, development of any talents—everything. We asked for no grand accomplishments from any of them. We only wanted them to spend their lives close to God.
What if you had a year with no work, no distractions and an intense desire to live as Jesus did? What if you spent a year of your life being trained to be a disciple capable of training others and leading leaders? Starting fall of 2013, we want to invite young men and women with an opportunity to serve full-time for a year while you live with host families in the Seattle Church and participate in local, regional and foreign missions. Our goal is that you would spend a year being trained in all aspects of the full time ministry.
As the New Year begins, it is always an opportune time to reflect on the year that has come to pass. When the Great Land Christian Church of Alaska looks back on 2012, we remember a year of faith, growth, opportunity, and God’s powerful hand moving it all.