John 17:21 is a verse that’s near and dear to our hearts at Life.Church Open Network.
“My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.“
Jesus prays for us to be unified. Undivided. One. And He prays that over us so that the world will find Him.
Like many of you, our hearts are heavy with all that’s happening in the world today—so much uncertainty. And while we don’t have all the answers, we serve a God who does.
Life.Church Pastors Craig and Amy Groeschel, and their friends Pastors Herbert and Tiffany Cooper of People’s Church held a special prayer and worship service in early June on Facebook and YouTube. As you guide your church through recent events and tensions, watch their service and join us in prayer for reconciliation and healing.
Discover new perspectives through these powerful conversations regarding race:
- Transformation Church: Racial Reconciliation
- The Bridge: A Conversation with Pastors Steven Furtick and John Gray
- Racism in America: Bishop T.D. Jakes and Pastor Carl Lentz
As you ask God to help you lead your family and your church, dig in to one of these Bible reading plans for God’s wisdom, discernment, and direction:
- “Overcoming” with Letitia Wright
- “The Power of Unity” from Tony Evans
- “Be the Bridge” from Latasha Morrison
- “Cultivating a Heart of Mercy” from Dr. Bernice A. King
How to Neighbor Series
How to Neighbor is a four-week series with a strong push for local missions. Each week focuses on a different aspect of building relationships with our neighbors and doing good in the context of those relationships. The topics covered are “Racism Reconciled,” “Orphans Embraced,” “Poor Empowered,” and “Lonely Loved.”
In this five-week series, your church will learn about Daniel and five times he stood for God. From first being captured as a boy to the lion’s den to the fiery furnace, we’ll see Daniel and his friends Stand Up, Stand Strong, Stand In, Stand in Faith, and Stand Firm for God.
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