DIGITAL DIASPORA

DIGITAL DIASPORA by Remco Brommet The COVID-19 pandemic has forced most of our nation to shelter in place and be cut off from the ability to meet, socialize, party, and worship, in person. That has in fact become commonplace all over the world. “Social Distancing” is, at least for the time being, the new normal.…

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God-sized prayer

God-sized Prayer Devotional from April 2, 2020 TI Prayer Call by Remco Brommet James 5:16b-18 – “the prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it…

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A Weekly Prayer Digest for Connecting with God – Reflect

A Weekly Prayer Digest for Connecting with God Reflect We’re changing from Daily Prayer Pointers to a Weekly Prayer Digest to help you map out a general direction for your entire week to connect with God at a deeper level. And what better week to start than Holy Week! I’m sure many have experienced a surreal…

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God – Pray that all may be one

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Pray That All May Be One The COVID-19 pandemic has created many firsts and tested our social fabric like nothing else has. One of the things that is being tested is unity in the Body of Christ. Jesus prayed in John 17:21: “…that they may all be one, just as you,…

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God -Pray for those in high positions

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Pray for those in high positions “First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high places, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way. This is…

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IS THE CHURCH STILL THE CHURCH WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE OFF?

IS THE CHURCH STILL THE CHURCH WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE OFF? by Remco Brommet For as long as I can remember church always meant going to a building, participating in group activities like worship services, classes and meetings, and socializing. Apart from small groups that met in homes – if that congregation had them –…

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God – Be Woke

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Be Woke! I’m sure you’ve heard the term “be woke.” In today’s vernacular, it refers to political and social awareness, but to us it means something entirely different. “Therefore stay awake, for you do not know on what day your Lord is coming.” (Matthew 24:42). Jesus gives this admonishment in the…

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God-Fear Not

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Fear Not There is little doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned out to be one of the most fear-inducing pestilences in human history. It very much feels like one described in Psalm 91:6: a “pestilence that stalks in darkness.” You can’t see it. Very little is still known about where…

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God – Worship and Give Thanks

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Worship and Give Thanks The daily messages of alarm from the world’s governments about the immenseness of the COVID-19 pandemic are growing. I read a common theme between the lines: helplessness, mixed with fear. No one is saying: we’ve got this thing beat. And so we see the fragility of…

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Daily Pointers for Connecting with God – Keep the Sabbath

Daily Pointers for Connecting with God Keep the Sabbath Exodus 20: 8-10 says: “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God.” Part and parcel of slowing down to connect with God is keeping the Sabbath. The Hebrew word Sabbath…

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