Posts from August 2019

Posts from August 2019

EQUIP: LIVING AS GOD’S FAMILY

There’s a super-spiritual insinuation that I’ve heard here and there that goes like this: “The Pharisees and teachers of the law were the religious experts who knew their Bibles so well but opposed Jesus. I guess the fear is that too much Bible is dangerous for us—it could make us religious hypocrites.” But the Pharisees and lawyers weren’t the best Bible students around. Do you know who knew the Bible better? Jesus. He has always wanted his disciples to know…

FIND YOUR PLACE — PRESCHOOL, CHILDREN, YOUTH

So Many Reasons to Say No “I don’t have the patience to be around preschoolers!” “I’m not a teacher.  I could never come up with a bible lesson every week!” “I can’t relate to teenagers, I’m not trendy enough!” And there are many other thoughts as to why someone CAN’T be involved with Alsbury’s ministries to children (AKM), teens (ATM), or individuals with special needs (IDD). But there are more important questions to ask yourself that are a better indicator…

FIND a PLACE OF MEANINGFUL SERVICE — FIRST IMPRESSIONS & WORSHIP

“Alsbury is a place where people Connect”  If your Sunday mornings at Alsbury consist of one part worship, one part fellowship and one part coffee (like many of us), then you might find yourself at the Coffee Bar in the foyer of the gym. Right next to that essential spread of caffeine and creamer, printed in bold letters on the wall, are the words, “ALSBURY IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE CONNECT.” But, have you thought about how that coffee finds its…

FINDING YOUR PLACE — OUTREACH

Represent When Reaching Out When we extend our hand to help others, we are being the physical and tangible representation of Jesus. We are faced with opportunities almost daily. It is our choice to step into the situations and bring relief while making His name famous. Jesus said when we do, we have a special place in the Father’s heart. He goes on to say, when you do for them you do for Me. “For when you saw me hungry,…