By Judy Weeks
“Love your neighbor as yourself.” —Jesus (Matt 22:39)
Let’s go big! Let’s go global!
What would happen if, on the same day all around the planet, every congregation of the Church of God united as a wave of Christ’s love to touch people in their own local communities? What would happen, if on that day, every man, woman, youth, and child in the Church of God stepped into their community to live out the Great Commandment? What would happen if we united in spirit and action to penetrate our communities with the extreme love of Jesus Christ by meeting a need? Continue reading
By Carl Stagner
Global Service Day is approaching fast (October 5), and churches across the country are preparing special projects and events to love their communities with the love God has shown them. Perhaps your church is very familiar with community service. Or maybe your church struggles just to keep the doors open and service projects seem like they would be too much to handle. Whether big or small, the truth is that your church can make a difference around you for Christ. Grace Place Church of God in Hermitage, Tennessee, a congregation that performs multiple service projects a year, attests to the practicality of simple outreach efforts that individuals of all ages, and churches of all sizes, can do. Continue reading