We as believers are being brought together to make a new community dedicated to God. We are to share our lives with each other by spending more time together in prayer and fellowship and by meeting each others’ needs.
Our challenge and prayer for this year is to fill the hall for the glory of God. Let’s not miss that the purpose is to glorify God.
We need an amazing move of God in this land. Let’s join together in praying for the Lord to pour out His Spirit on Japan and on Osaka.
There is only one Body of Christ and therefore there is only one church. May we be used to build up and strengthen many brothers and sisters.
互いに相手を受け入れなさい。 The church of our Lord Jesus Christ is divided in many ways, but we should all look for and rejoice in even small steps toward unity.
成熟を目指して成長する: When we become Christians we are born again as a child in the faith. This new birth marks a new spiritual beginning and we need the Word of God (our spiritual milk) to Grow (1 Peter 2:2-3)!
Training for Volunteers, part 1: Pastor Dan’s personal serving experience, Needs, Opportunities, Gifts and Calling, Ideas for making OIC ministry better, Encouragement for people to volunteer.
Faith is the cause and works are the effect. If we have faith, than good works will be a naturally byproduct of that faith.
Our words can build up, can tear down, bind, and set us free! We need to be careful of what we say and how we say it!
Who’s Will is it anyways?
Regardless of whether it is the Christmas season or not, many people lack purpose in their lives. So perhaps, as we unwrap our spiritual gifts, we can discern our purpose.
I know each of us can make the world a better place. If we utilize the 3 things Paul suggests here.