Christmas Tag

Hillcrest-Bruce Mission is an outreach of the United Methodist Church in Ashland KY. They offer a wide range of services to meet people's physical, educational, vocational, and spiritual needs. Their food pantry has been serving more and more people due to the rising cost of groceries, and they have had a record number of people signing up for help with Thanksgiving meals or Christmas presents. Listen to our Community Matters interview with Executive Director, Mike Maynard:   [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Mike-Maynard-HBM-11-18-2022.mp3"][/audio]   To find out more about Hillcrest-Bruce Mission and ways you can get involved, go to their webpage.   ____________________________________________________ [gravityform id="28" title="true" description="true"]...

Jeremiah 38 Ministries - Drive-Thru Christmas Jeremiah 38 Ministries is an organization that sends missionaries overseas to deliver medical care and plant churches. They are partnering with over 150 actors and volunteers from 15 local churches, with the support of Quality Nursing Services, to put on a Drive-Thru Christmas program at the South Point, Ohio, Industrial Park on November 18th & 19th. Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Becky Bowling: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Becky-Bowling-Jeremiah-38-11-11-2022.mp3"][/audio]   Find out more by searching for "Jeremiah 38 Ministries" and "Drive-Thru Christmas" on Facebook....

One of my favorite aspects of the Word of God is that it is truly active and alive. I don't care how many times I've read through it or even just read a particular passage; I can always find something new and relevant.  Reading the book of Matthew this past week, I was newly struck by the recurring phrase, "as was foretold by the prophets." These six words are so powerful and pertinent, bringing greater relevance to everything that surrounds them—exposing the greater purpose of Jesus' life and ministry.  These words proclaim that Jesus isn't just a great man or another prophet, as some thought. He is the Messiah, as was foretold by the prophets. Jesus is God's love and mercy sent to us to be the blood sacrifice to pay for my sin and the sin of all humanity. Everything Jesus did on earth was to fulfill God's purpose and be...