God is the one taking action in Jesus’ resurrection. The Apostle Paul is pointing out something that's really important for love: we do the dying, but God does the resurrecting. This doesn't mean that we’re completely passive in resurrection. But the energy, ideas, and the people that help—all of that is from the father. It's the father's gift to us...
Grace Through the Eyes of Jesus
A few years ago, I started to feel uncomfortable with my then lower elementary aged kids' lack of engagement in our worship service. There was no pressure around us to make a change; my discomfort didn't feel like embarrassment or guilt, but a nudge from the Lord to take action!
In the midst of a hard season with a friend, our Director of Communications, Liz, had an epiphany: Don't flee from the truth, welcome it. Since then, she's been immensely helped by watching how Jesus "does" honesty in "The Person of Jesus" study's second unit, "Honesty."