Dr. William DeShone Rosser, Pastor
Katie Beard, Director
Christian Education Ministry
The Christian Education Ministry will develop, foster and promote Christian educational programs that will equip the Mind, Body and Spirit of children, youth and adults for discipleship.
Katie Beard, Director Christian Education Ministry
There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit is the source of them all. 5There are different kinds of service, but we serve the same Lord. 6God works in different ways, but it is the same God who does the work in all of us. 7A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other. 8To one person the Spirit gives the ability to give wise advice; to another the same Spirit gives a message of special knowledge. 9The same Spirit gives great faith to another, and to someone else the one Spirit gives the gift of healing. 10He gives one person the power to perform miracles, and another the ability to prophesy. He gives someone else the ability to discern whether a message is from the Spirit of God or from another spirit. Still another person is given the ability to speak in unknown languages, while another is given the ability to interpret what is being said. 11It is the one and only Spirit who distributes all these gifts. He alone decides which gift each person should have.
Though we may gather at church every week, Christians should not remain within its four walls. God has chosen to work through His body of believers to accomplish His gospel mission on earth. To borrow a biblical metaphor, we are the workers sent out to cultivate and harvest His fields (Matthew 9:36-38). No one is a bystander in God’s kingdom.
The Lord has given every single believer a spiritual gift to aid in the work of His kingdom. These are not natural abilities but instead are the Holy Spirit’s power manifested through us. Which is a special enablement that helps us serve according to God’s plan.
Paul reminds us that we are the Lord’s “workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them” according to Ephesians 2:10.
We should always remember that God’s power works through our gifts so there is no reason to shy away from the opportunities He opens up for us, even if they seem difficult or intimidating.
Therefore, my sisters and brothers, let us not spend our lives just sitting in a pew! Experience the joy of participating in God’s kingdom work. The Holy Spirit will empower us to obey the Lord in whatever He calls us to do.
7:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.
(Meeting ID: 329 603 872 Password 812398)