Who cares what God values?

Who Cares What God Values?

This past Sunday was the culmination of our Mission Matters Month at The Bridge Church in Denton. Every month is really Missions Month at The Bridge, but each year we take a month to highlight the missionaries we support monthly and receive a special offering for a project we are committed to over and above our regular missions support (we give at least the first 10% of our tithes & offerings away off the top… but this is in addition to that).

This year we had our dear friend Ps. David Briggs (Tricord Global / Trinity Church International) as our special guest speaker. He did an incredible job (as always!) and everything he said warrants deep meditation and dialogue. (watch the message online here) However, he made one statement I want to discuss, Continue reading…

The Mission – Ps. David Briggs – 3.30.14

The Mission by Ps David Briggs

As we completed our “Missions Matters Month” hi-lighting different missionaries we support at The Bridge Church in Denton, we welcomed Ps. David Briggs (Tricord Global / Trinity Church International) to speak this past Sunday. What a powerful word on “The Mission”.

Ps. Briggs spoke on:

  • God is the originator of the message
  • Jesus IS the message
  • The Holy Spirit is the empowerment of the mission
  • The Church is the carrier of the mission
  • The world is the target of the mission

Click here to watch the full message -> Continue reading…

Are we raising missions minded kids?

Are we raising missions minded kids?

Are we raising missions minded kids? I had a great time this month preparing lessons for Kidzone to teach them the importance of the “Great Commission” for missions month. It reminded me once again of the great mandate in training our kids to love the world as the Father does.

It is a huge task in our western world to be commission-minded not consumer-minded parents, raising children with a heart for a world beyond their own.

“I believe that in each generation God has called enough men and women to evangelize all the yet unreached tribes of the earth. It is not God who does not call. It is man who will not respond!” – Isobel Kuhn, missionary to China and Thailand

When our kids were little we started using Continue reading…

March Missions Madness: Berakah Project

March Missions Madness

March is Missions Month at The Bridge. Well, EVERY MONTH is missions month at The Bridge Church in Denton, Texas! The “G” in the BRIDGE core values stands for GOING. March is the month we highlight the missionaries and projects we support all year long and choose a special project above and beyond our monthly support.

March Missions Project Spotlight: Berakah Child Development Center

This year our special project is building toilet facilities in a child development center in South Africa called Berakah. This center is led by Chandra Noviskie, who is Continue reading…