We know how to chat, chatter, gossip, but we don’t know how to speak. We listen, but do not hear. We shoot words like arrows. And false, evil words penetrate into another and hurt for a long time... But words can also heal and be a wonderful medicine (or at least a band-aid on a wound).
Wise and experienced leaders do not send unprepared, untrained young soldiers into battle. That would be to deliberately abandon them to perdition, to deliver them into the hands of the enemy. They will lose the battle, even if they are armed to the teeth but do not know how to use the weapons... Or they will pull out the white flag of surrender and march straight into destruction.
I TRIPPED OVER MY SIN and fell with my whole body straight into the stinking mud. I scratched my knees and hands until they were bloody from trying to get up.
Pastor Vera Titoviča Superintendent Edgars Šneiders Pastor Anna Dobele Pastor Zinta Dzintara Pastor Astra Dannenfeldt in love pastor Vivita Kalniņa Pastor Kristine Rozefeldte Pastor Gunta Green-Sologuba Pastor Gita Medne Pastor Andris Vainovskis Jānis Grunte, pastor of Liepāja and Virga/Paplaka Pastor…
Christmas is considered a miraculous time when the quiet longing of the heart can be filled. Many, watching the romantic Christmas time movies about soul mates date, hope they will meet their soulmate too… But do christians, feeling lonely, have to throw themselves into “temporary” relationships?
For me, it a time of anticipation, both public and private, a time to remember the past, remember and rejoice that Christ came into this world to teach us how to live. To teach and demonstrate to us that it is possible to live a life of love.
Thanks to Dzintra Būmane’s memoirs, we can have a glimpse into the beginnings of the Kuldīga’s congregation until its renewal. The story will be complemented by old photographs, which were kindly sent to us by Igita Aija Kociņa (Dzintra Būmane’s…
I "look after" my heart so that I care what happens to others.
I am worried that often service to Jesus - here I mean various Christian events, projects, activities - covers Jesus.
Heavenly Father teaches me to accept people as they really are. Even more, God teaches me to love my neighbours regardless of their words or actions. Teaches me not to get angry, not to be offended, not to judge. The words came to mind -
ONLY GOD IS FAITHFUL.
It takes a lot of courage to dig deep inside and admit to ourselves that we are not white and fluffy like the first snow. Can you and I always be trusted by those around you?