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Ministry
Rev. Joel Plantinga

Missional

Read: Matthew 28:16-20 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations. (v. 19) As our world changes, we find great comfort in the unchanging truth of God’s Word and his

Ministry
Rev. Joel Plantinga

Prepared to Praise

Read: Psalm 100 Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! (v. 4) Imagine you’ve been given a meeting with your favorite celebrity or someone you’ve always admired.

Ministry
Rev. Joel Plantinga

Gracious

Read: Ephesians 4:25-32 Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. (v. 32) When I did youth ministry, we often played a game

Ministry
Rev. Joel Plantinga

Obedient

Read: James 1:19-27 But be doers of the word, and not hearers only . . . (v. 22) Some say that obedience is the repression of the human will. Scripture

Church
Rev. Joel Plantinga

Outward-focused

Read: Philippians 2:1-11 Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. (v. 3) There are a variety of reasons people “choose” a

Ministry
Rev. Joel Plantinga

Generous

Read: Proverbs 11:23-31 Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered. (v. 25) Reality check: Every breath we breathe comes from God. Our lives

Ministry
Rev. Joel Plantinga

Praying

Read: 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22 Pray without ceasing. (v. 17) “Well, I guess I can at least pray for you.” I’ve heard these words many times when one is trying to

Ministry
Rev. Joel Plantinga

Connected

Read: Hebrews 10:19-25 And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works. (v. 24) In an episode of NBC’s hit series The Office, Dwight

Ministry
Rev. Joel Plantinga

Willing to Try

Read: Numbers 13:1-3, 17-33 Let us go up at once and occupy it, for we are well able to overcome it. (v. 30) The story of the spies is so