I was watching a program today on our TV station and the host mentioned something called a 6 Word Story often associated with Earnest Hemmingway but the story he supposedly wrote shows up years before his time and in various iterations.
The 6 Word Story attributed to him is: “For Sale: Baby Shoes, Never Worn”. That gets you thinking. Another one I read on the Kelly Writers House website is : “Saved by Grace, Free at Last”. In just a handful of words it says a lot. Another one I read struck me as sad; “Only Child, but Never the Favorite”. I wondered if I could write a story with just six words and came up with; “Met God, Enjoyed Life, Came Home.”
Life has ups and downs. Plenty of things come along and get in the way, change our plans. Bring us joy; break our hearts. But, if we can just rely on God, come back to Him if we lost our way. He’ll always be there. In just 6 words, you can say; “Please Lord, Come into My Life”. He will. God is never far and will always be there for you.
Can you find time in your life to “Be Kind, Help Others, Feel Peace”? Try asking a friend or loved one to come up with a six word story or six word memoir. It gets them thinking and helps you to better understand what’s going on in their lives. In just six words, you can learn a lot about someone.
“Loved our Daughter, Miss her so”.
RMCTN- Colorado Springs station manager
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Let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an every-flowing stream. Amos 5:24
Colorado Prays, Denver Prays and Colorado Multi-Ethnic Coalition invite you to participate in a 48 hour Prayer Watch for justice- Thursday, June 18 at 6pm through Saturday, June 20 at 6pm.
We believe it is time to come together as THE CHURCH to pray for justice and righteousness to flow in our city and state. We will battle in prayer against principalities, powers and rulers of darkness and spiritual wickedness as we come together AS ONE in the spirit.
Sign up to pray for an hour or more via a Zoom group. Each hourly group will be hosted by a multi-cultural team or a person of color. All prayer topics will focus on racial justice.
Go to https://www.coprays.org/denver-prays to participate in an hour of prayer or to sign up as a pastor ministry leader to co-lead an hour of prayer with another leader.
Are you looking for a conference to attend this year, but you don't want to travel during this time?
Christian Leaders Fellowship is having an online worldwide conference June 25th - 28th.
To find out more information or to sign up, visit: http://www.clfusa.org/
When asking a question about Jesus and his power why is it that people start with a focus on the problem? We start with what we see and hear from the world around us and then we take and compare that trouble with what we know about Jesus and his ability to bring peace. Essentially, we do the same thing that culture is shifting towards which is whatever you believe with your feelings is the truth and then we work backwards from that position. The problem with that thinking is that each person on this earth does not know everything and have every solution worked out. We are limited in our knowledge and when we are moved only by our emotions we can be led astray. We begin to look at our own strength in comparison to the trouble around us and can get into despair and even anger.
Even the Bible speaks to the importance of keeping our emotions in check knowing that we are already bent towards saying and doing things based on our anger at life’s struggles.
Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.
Anger can be the result of a lot of things. One of those factors can be worry brought on by not listening to God and only listening to the negative report of the world around us.
When we spend our lives dwelling on and determining the problems of this earth instead of focusing on Jesus and his love and power we start from a position of defeat instead of victory. Beginning from a place of authority in Jesus and his power is not living a life of ignorance concerning trouble in this life but looking above the trouble to Jesus which helps direct and dictate our minds, emotions and feelings. Never forget that we are the ones in charge of our feelings and emotions. When we realize that the things we feel in life are our responsibility it helps us to shift security off of ourselves and put our hope and trust in God.
So the correct question is what are we doing today to allow the perfect strength of Jesus to flow to a world that is hurt, lost and dying? Our free will is what hinders or helps God to do what needs to be done on the earth. When we START with the knowledge of Jesus and his strength, the problem is not the issue. The issue becomes how do we get out of the way and let Jesus’ love flow TO us to heal and then flow THROUGH us.
So yes, Jesus IS still strong enough and actually, has never been stronger in the lives of those who put him first. Don’t let people who have a casual acquaintance with Jesus be the barometer of the power of God on the earth. And better yet, ask God to be the conduit to flow to the people you know and meet in this life. The very things we want to see happen in this world for the sake of Christ starts with a willing heart, a listening ear and an asking mouth!
Be blessed and rest in the power, strength and knowledge of Jesus for your life.
If you’re looking for a refreshing and faith-building family experience, you’ve found it!
Come be immersed in an environment with believers from all over the world. Meet and fellowship with gifted teachers and ministers who have a powerful, timely word for you. On top of that, get it all in the heart of the Pikes Peak region, in the beautiful town of Woodland Park, Colorado. It’s a summer adventure that can’t be beat!
During the event, there will also be an opportunity to attend Healing School, where you will learn how to both receive and minister healing. When you’re not inside the building soaking up the Word, enjoy the breathtaking scenery on the Charis Bible College campus. Offsite, the town of Woodland Park offers restaurants, camping, hiking spots, unique shops, fishing, along with everything offered from a quaint mountain town.
The surrounding Pikes Peak region offers endless attractions and outdoor activities you and your family can enjoy, such as:
• Garden of the Gods Park
• Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
• Cave of the Winds Mountain Park
• Manitou Cliff Dwellings
• U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center
• Air Force Academy
• And so much more!
Check out visitcos.com for all of the activities the area has to offer!
Your kids are also in for an adventure at this year’s conference! Services tailor-made for each age group will have music, ministry, and opportunities for powerful encounters with the Creator. This is taking vacation Bible school to the next level!
This is a FREE event, but don’t forget to register! Registration is required for children (ages 5–12) and youth (ages 13–17). Children under five years old are welcome; however, childcare will not be provided.
On Wednesday, July 1, your whole family is invited to a special barbecue to celebrate America and our freedom. Barbecue tickets are available for purchase when you register. And don’t forget to stay until July 4th to celebrate our independence with the In God We Trust musical production.
For more information or to register visit:
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