Do you have these GPC dates on your planner?

Do you have these GPC dates on your planner?

February 5 – Saturday: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? 5, 6- Friday, Saturday: Senior High Lock-In 12 – Saturday: Room in the Inn – GPC hosts 25, 26- Friday, Saturday: Youth Spring Conference at Pinecrest 27 – Sunday: Joining Sunday March 2...
3 Spiritual Goals to Grow Your Faith

3 Spiritual Goals to Grow Your Faith

Mary Rooney Armand Do we really need spiritual goals? Do spiritual goals help us grow closer to God? Do spiritual goals help us grow in our relationships with others? My answer to all three of these questions is yes! When we consider investing time to set spiritual...
Zest for Each New Day

Zest for Each New Day

What gets you out of bed, excited to begin the day? I’m willing to bet it isn’t a new outfit or doodad for your home, or even a new car. Isn’t it more likely to be a long-anticipated event, such as a trip you’ve planned? Or an exhilarating challenge, such as the...
Best New Year’s Prayers for 2022

Best New Year’s Prayers for 2022

Clarence L. Haynes Jr. Read the entire post here.   1. A New Year’s Prayer for Peace (John 14:27) 2. A New Year’s Prayer for Hope (Heb 10:23) 3. A Prayer for New Beginnings (Isa 43:18-19) 4. A Prayer to Focus on Christ in the New Year (Heb 12:1-2) 5. A Prayer for...
The Best Gift: An Advent Meditation

The Best Gift: An Advent Meditation

I don’t like to leave things undone until the last minute…. If it’s not done early, then it’s late. [For Christmas shopping] I prepare a thorough gift checklist in September. I write down the names of all my close family members and friends in a note on my phone...
I’m Praying for You: 3 Ways to Intentionally Pray for Friends

I’m Praying for You: 3 Ways to Intentionally Pray for Friends

bethany broderick Read the entire post here. … Telling someone you are praying for them shows that you care for them in the deepest way.  You are fighting their spiritual battles with them. They know that when they share a struggle with you, you are taking it to...
Gabriel’s Annunciation

Gabriel’s Annunciation

Jan Richardson For a moment I hesitated on the threshold. For the space of a breath I paused, unwilling to disturb her last ordinary moment, knowing that the next step would cleave her life: that this day would slice her story in two, dividing all the days before from...
On the Mystery of the Incarnation

On the Mystery of the Incarnation

Denise Levertov (1923–1997) It’s when we face for a moment the worst our kind can do, and shudder to know the taint in our own selves, that awe cracks the mind’s shell and enters the heart: not to a flower, not to a dolphin, to no innocent form but to this...