We were delighted to receive this testimony from an MPC school attendee. In this prayer is expressed the wonder of how God descends to each one of us, reaching us right in our place of greatest need. Encounters like this change everything and we praise our gracious God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, for His perfect faithfulness!
Thank you, God,
for not rejecting me in my anger,
for showing me the state of my heart and the choice I had. Read more…
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Therefore do not be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord,
nor of me his prisoner,
but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God,
who saved us and called us to a holy calling,
not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace,
which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began,
and which now has been manifested
through the appearing of our Savior Christ Jesus,
who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.
2 Timothy 1:8-10
The Christian union with God is Christ in us, uniting us to God the Father and all that is ultimate reality. Read more…
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In these hallowed weeks of preparing for Christmas, I have been meditating on the words of the great prophet, Isaiah. In chapters ten and eleven his poetry conveys the breakthrough of God’s kingdom in symbols of forest and trees. The Assyrians had set themselves up as grand oppressors, and Isaiah foretold their fate through the image of a felled woodland: Read more…
After a wonderfully full year of ministry, our team members are enjoying some quiet December days at home. This affords the time to write to you about God’s goodness in this year, a most heart-warming project! Read more…
But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was;
and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine.
Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him.
Christ in us and we in Him: this is the concrete reality. God was incarnate of Mary by the Spirit of Christ; Read more…