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Jesus said, “I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge; and my judgment is just, because I seek to do not my own will but the will of him who sent me.” - John 5:30 (NRSV)

After I received several requests to participate in ministries and projects that I felt were not in keeping with what God had called me to do, my friend Ann encouraged me to write a mission statement. I thought mission statements were only for corporations, but with Ann’s encouragement I wrote...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for entrusting us with assignments while we are here on earth. In the name of Jesus. Amen.

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Today's Reading
John 5:19-24

Thought for the Day

What is my mission statement?

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While several strategies for reopening the world are being discussed, I encourage you—the people of God everywhere—to allow this season to be a formative one during which you can make new discoveries about God and increase your faith. Use this time to embark on a life of prayer, a life of study, and a life of action—involvement in the community.” 

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