Posts with the category “discipleship”

A Different Holy Week
April 3rd, 2020
This year will be different. This year we find ourselves in a place that we have never experienced. We have never found our selves in a time when for the safety of the people we as a church have been ...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
The Triumphal Entry
April 3rd, 2020
This Sunday is Palm Sunday which marks the first day of Holy Week. We remember Jesus riding into Jerusalem on a donkey and the people there waving palm branches and shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is he w...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Count Your Blessings
April 3rd, 2020
It is easy for people to become bitter and frightened in these circumstances and many will blame God. God’s Word tells us of a better way. Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circ...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Celebrate Holy Week at Home
April 1st, 2020
As we prepare for a Holy Week that is like nothing we have ever experienced before we want to provide you with resources to make your Holy Week meaningful and special. Read A Different Kind of Holy We...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Take a Breather
March 31st, 2020
Find the Sunday, March 29 service, discussion questions, a Sunday School lesson and a short devotional all in one spot....  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Jesus, Our Good Shepherd
March 27th, 2020
The current state of things in our world certainly can fill us with the fear of danger, specifically now as the virus is invading our lives in many ways, but thankfully we can rely on Jesus to be our ...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Prayer
March 20th, 2020
God wants us to pray. He wants us to talk to Him. We do not need to go anywhere special; we do not need anything, not even a phone, to do that. Wherever we are we can just start talking to God. We can...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
My All in All
March 9th, 2020
What do you suppose Bob wrote in His box? What would you write in your box? What is your highest priority in life?...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
MERCY
March 5th, 2020
Recently I have worn this hat more than any other in my regular rotation. I wear it to constantly remind me of the grace and mercy that God has shown me through His Son Jesus Christ. I have found that...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Source of all Comfort
March 4th, 2020
Please remember that we who take refuge in the Lord are not exempt from these kinds of dangers, including the coronavirus and many others. We, like all the rest of creation, are living in a time where...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Leaving with a Stronger Faith
March 3rd, 2020
The relationships I have built and encounters I have had with so many members of our community have forever changed my life....  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
The Promise Project
February 27th, 2020
It has been stated that there are 7487 promises from God to us in the Bible. Each of these promises is a treasure that we can hold onto in times of joy and need. We can go to them when we need God’s r...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Stretching Your Comfort Zone
February 20th, 2020
Do you like to try new things? Do you welcome new experiences? Have you ever felt stretched beyond your personal comfort zone? Would you prayerfully consider going on an international mission trip wi...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
God's Steadfast Love
February 14th, 2020
God’s word has so much to say about love. God’s steadfast love. In the book of Psalms alone God’s “steadfast love” is declared at least 125 times!...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
These Words Shall be in Your Heart
February 12th, 2020
This month in Sunday school we are having a fun competition, the February Football Frenzy! Part of this competition is encouraging the students to do their memory work. Memorizing God’s Word is import...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
We Want Children in Worship: Children Share
February 5th, 2020
But when children are in worship, lots of sharing is taking place—and that’s a very caring thing. This can be understood very easily from many perspectives....  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
An Update: Discipleship Pastor Position
February 3rd, 2020
A few months ago, I introduced to the Christ our Savior leadership and congregation a Spirit led opportunity centering on the calling of a discipleship pastor. A pastor who would help all of us, staff...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
The Season of Epiphany
February 2nd, 2020
During the season of Epiphany the church focuses on Jesus coming to the Gentile world. The Gentiles were anyone not of Jewish decent. They were the foreigners, the people that did not belong to God’s ...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
The Website; For Members & Non-Members
January 31st, 2020
As we have updated the website and focused more on the 'everywhere' of our vision statement it has been interpreted by some that the website is not for our members. While it is true that we want our ...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
How Will They Remember Us?
January 31st, 2020
Have you ever wondered how you would answer that question? What do you want people to remember about you when you’re gone? Is it an important question to ask or does it reek of self-centeredness? Does...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Bringing Sight and the Love of Jesus to South Africa
January 18th, 2020
We had no idea what to expect when we signed up for the South Africa mission trip. We had heard stories of sleeping on the ground (thank God, we had beds!), we had no idea what kinds of food they ate ...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Ordination of Tyler Cronkright into the Office of the Pastoral Ministry
January 6th, 2020
On Saturday, January 4, 2020 Christ Our Savior had the opportunity to participate in the Ordination service for Tyler Cronkright. It was a joyous celebration and the community at Christ Our Savior and...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Home for Christmas
December 23rd, 2019
“I’ll be home for Christmas, you can count on me…” I’ve had that song playing in my head for a month now. I remember rehearsing that tune with a big band in Germany during an exchange year; I’d make f...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
CHRISTmas Blessing
December 17th, 2019
This Saturday our church opens up the doors to bless the community with our CHRISTmas Blessing baskets. This is the 7th year we will be hosting this event. We serve breakfast, hand out large baskets o...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Blessed To Be A Blessing
December 13th, 2019
In my journey the past few years as a fellow traveler with the Family of God community, I have grown in compassion, respect, humility and gratitude; while allowing myself to be more vulnerable and tra...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Welcomed and Accepted
December 11th, 2019
And yet this basic principal of hospitality or openness to people is one that many of us, including me, struggle with in our everyday lives. Any choice we make about how and when we say hello or make ...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
A Place to Call Home
December 3rd, 2019
Christmas is my favorite season of the church year especially when it comes to decorations. I love the lights, the candles, the nativities, and the greens. I love the music of Christmas. I always deco...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Advent at Christ Our Savior
November 21st, 2019
As you use this resource over Advent you will find that the prayers and devotions for Sundays and Wednesdays will match up with the readings and themes for those Worship Services at Christ Our Savior....  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Online Image Guidelines
November 4th, 2019
By Miriam Rossow, Communications CoordinatorIn the last Disciplegram you were able to read a little about our vision for communications at Christ Our Savior. We want to live out our mission statement,...  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Following Jesus Better
November 4th, 2019
My passionate desire is for us, myself included, to be the best that we can be as disciples of Jesus....  Read More
by Miriam Rossow
Communication as Discipleship
September 30th, 2019
We want everyone no matter where they are on their journey to become closer and more connected to Jesus....  Read More
by Miriam Rossow