Posts tagged with Gospel

April 26, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

Reflections on my daughter's wedding

Weddings happen all over the world, every day. But it's not every day that my own daughter gets married. We just returned from Nagoya, Japan, where my oldest daughter Julia married Kazuyoshi Matsumoto. Here's the story behind the story, followed by some reflections from a fatherly perspective. ...Keep Reading

Posted in: wedding Tags: Gospel, 2012, Julia Jackson, Kazuyoshi Matsumoto, Nagoya, Japan, wedding, marriage, father of the bride

March 22, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

Ministry Update: Busy But Blessed

A common response to the question, 'How's it going?' is 'Busy!'. And while it's true that we can be too busy, I often respond by saying, 'Better busy than bored!'. And while that's also true, there is something that's even better than being busy - and that is being blessed. In reflecting on what we've been up to, we've been busy ... but we're blessed!...Keep Reading

Posted in: Update Tags: Gospel, 2012, Ukraine, Europe, curriculum, leadership training

March 22, 2017 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

Like a Mighty Rushing Wind

The active presence of the Holy Spirit is not something God intended to be limited to the early church; this is also our inheritance in Christ....Keep Reading

Tags: holy spirit, Power, hope, March, Wind, Gospel, Europe,

March 22, 2017 by Jim Jackson 0 comments

The Year of Jubilee

Jesus came to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor, a spiritual jubilee in which we are restored to the happy land of our relationship with God. This positions us for active participation in God's purposes, including gratitude-based generosity. Every time we give, every moment we share with those in need, every week we set aside a tithe and give it to God to fund his worship, we are participating with Christ in his kingdom purposes....Keep Reading

Posted in: Economics Tags: Gospel, giving, 2012, Jesus, Kingdom, jubilee, thanksgiving, economics, debt, tithe, poor

November 15, 2016 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

My Perspective on the Presidential Election

Our nation is still processing the results of the recent election. As Christians, it is important to allow the Bible to frame not only how we think about this election, but how we position ourselves in a nation that desperately needs healing. For believers, the mission of God has to be the over-riding concern that governs our lives. ...Keep Reading

Posted in: Current Events Tags: Gospel, 2012, God, election, Trump, Donald Trump, Hillary, America, United States, White House, Government, Jesus Christ, Lord

June 17, 2015 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

A Series of Fortunate Events

Sometimes a small seed planted grows into something big - and grows into unexpected places....Keep Reading

Posted in: Vision Tags: Gospel, 2012, Church Planting, Ukraine, Growth, Spain, seed

January 10, 2012 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

Walking With the Father

What does maturity look like? How do we grow up in Christ? There are a few power verses that give us an answer. ...Keep Reading

Posted in: Tom's Take Tags: Growth, Maturity, Christian, Believers, Gospel, Father, 2012

January 5, 2012 by Tom Jackson 0 comments

A Power Paradigm

The Book of Acts describes an Apostolic Paradigm for Gospel Progress. We need the Power of the Holy Spirit - And More....Keep Reading

Posted in: Tom's Take Tags: Prayer, Power, Proclamation, Promise, Progress, Gospel, Jesus, Acts, Apostles, 2012