On The Journey

A BLOG FROM JOURNEY STAFF

  • December 5, 2022

    Want God to be at work in your life to make a difference? Want to be a blessing as well as to be

    blessed? Here’s what several Journey people said of their recent mission trip experience:


    “As a member of the group of all ages who traveled to serve, it turned into an experience that was beyond expected. In working beside the active day-to-day operation staff at the Bland Ministry Center, it was awesome to see..."


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  • November 28, 2022

    James Emery White writes that the barracks where Corrie ten Boom and her sister, Betsy, were

    kept in the Nazi concentration camp Ravensbruck were terribly overcrowded and flea-infested.

    Corrie and Betsy had been able to miraculously smuggle a Bible into the camp, and in that Bible

    they had read that in all things they were to give thanks and that God can use anything for good.

    Betsy decided that this meant thanking God for...


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  • November 21, 2022

    As we enter the holiday season and our social interactions become more frequent, there’s a likelihood that emotional triggers will surface for some people.  Often there’s an unspoken and unrealistic expectation placed on “the holidays” that can be problematic.  As believers...


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  • November 14, 2022

    I was asked if there’s a certain way to pray, especially if it feels like you’re not saying the right things. Well, there’s not one right way to pray, but there’s benefit in learning from the prayers of others.


    You might want to...


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  • November 7, 2022

    Ben Kay has written about things to remember before you vote.  He says that in any election, voters are seeking—consciously or subconsciously—for someone to step into the role of messiah.  A candidate who will right wrongs, wield power for good. 

     

    This belief in messiah did not originate in politics—it is deeply rooted within the...


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  • October 31, 2022

    We were sooooo close!  We kicked off the month of October with JourneyCares, Walk4Water, and a goal of 100 participants.  We’re wrapping up the month with 90 participants and a lot of thanks from our community partners.  90 individuals served our community this month and/or walked to raise awareness of the global water crisis and gave financial support to help put an end to that crisis.  Way to go team!!! ...


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  • October 24, 2022

    Do you ever wonder why we still have online church even though Journey has returned to having Sunday services inside a building?  There are many reasons why we have “hybrid church”, which is the term used to describe having both in person and online services! 

     

    Journey has always been a church for the unchurched.  We’ve always ...


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  • October 17, 2022

    What does the level of online consumption do to individuals and society?  Jim White says that one thing’s for sure, it isn’t good, especially with Generation Z spending, on average, nine hours a day in front of one screen or another—meaning TV, videogames, smartphones or tablets.

     

    It’s hurting our kids.  According to a major study of nearly 10,000 teenagers...


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  • October 10, 2022

    Bruce Miller, a pastor, writes of an encounter he had with a young man.  “I don’t believe in God,” he told me confidently.  “Oh?” I responded.  “Why is that?”

     

    “There’s no evidence that God exists.  No proof that God is anything more than something people made up to make themselves feel better,” he said.  “And I’m sick of my parents ... 


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  • October 3, 2022

    At times it seems like people today can’t agree on much of anything—either in person or online.  Tragically, it even seems like Christian dialogue these days is characterized by intolerance, misunderstanding, and hatred.


    How do you love people you disagree with? ...


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