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In trying to understand and answer the question, “What does God want from me?”, you don’t have to dig too deep into His Word to find out. First Thessalonians 4:1-5 explains it much better than I ever could. God has a way of doing that—explaining things so we can understand. God explains it like this: “Walk with Me.” That’s it? What about what college I should go to, or how many children we should have, or who I should marry, or where I should work? All those questions are answered in that little phrase, “Walk with Me.”
Looking for an easier way to connect music to your Bible studies? Collegiate now has its very own iMix on iTunes. Just go to the iTunes Music store to view the Fall 2009 Collegiate playlist.
The Threads team is gearing up for National Collegiate Week 2009 at Ridgecrest, NC and Glorieta, NM during the first week of August. It’s a time of authentic worship, encountering God’s Word, and gearing up for the new school year. Choose between more than 100 breakout sessions covering topics from dating to discipleship, money to missions, and everything in between. Hang out with student leaders, seminary recruiters, mission agency reps, and friends—all eager to see where your life goes.
The Threads team is very excited to be partnering with an upcoming event called STORY.
STORY is a first-of-its-kind conference for communicators in ministry on Thursday, October 28-29, 2009, at the beautiful Paramount Theater near Chicago. Hundreds of church leaders, pastors, teachers, artists, and authors are coming to learn from some of the most effective communicators of the Gospel—the greatest story ever told.
I like movement. I don’t like sitting around, just passively surviving. I want to help people, solve problems, follow Christ, and share Him with the world. All of these things require action on my part. When I hear about a person in need, sitting still means not helping, where as movement leads to help. When I’m convicted about sin in my life, sitting still leads to a hardened heart, but movement leads me to Christ.
To coincide with International Justice Day, our friends at Mocha Club have released a powerful video that we wanted to pass along. Take a moment and watch.
By request, I am posting my last message at Beach Reach 2009. I was teaching out of the book of Malachi. And while Blemished is a study of the book of Malachi, this message covers much of the material that didn’t make it into the book. It’s a bit long as it is a camp-like setting, but I hope you find it to be of encouragement and worth your time.
I was recently on a long flight listening to my iPod and came to grips that my music library seemed to be getting a bit stale. My music tastes are diverse and extensive, but let’s focus just on worship music for this post. Here’s what I need from you. Give me what you are listening to. We, at Threads, would love to hear of any new albums, songs, or artists that we need to know about.
In honor of our nation’s birthday, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite 4th of July traditions and memories. We hope you have a safe and happy holiday weekend!
As we pulled into the parking lot, I was more excited than she was because she didn’t yet know what we were going to get. I felt like I was the one getting a gift as we headed back to the bike area. Standing in front of a bike rack stocked fully to the ceiling with various sizes and colors of two wheeled vehicles, I asked Macie if there was anything that she would like as a special treat. Here’s what she said: “I would really love something to chunk on,” which is her way of asking for candy. Candy?