Stephanie Russell

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Serving – I Will Go: Colossians 3:12-17

I want everyone today to dwell on this section of scripture, Colossians 3:12-17. This passage is instruction on Christian living and can be directly applied to how we interact with others, especially in the context of serving. If you’ve served in local or international missions for any length of time, undoubtedly you experienced a frustrating […]

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Serving – I Will Go: When Help Isn’t Wanted

One of the hardest things we may experience while serving others is when they don’t want to be served. Last week we addressed the “Savior Complex” when serving, which is when someone takes on an unhealthy level of desire to fix situations or people. When coming from this mindset, bitterness can creep in if someone doesn’t want […]

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Serving- I Will Go: The Savior

Hello everyone! Today we will continue with our series on serving and address a common term in the social service world, “The Savior Complex.” We’ll look at how we should approach helping others with the power of Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit. “The Savior Complex” is a term often used in helping professions and describes someone […]

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What the Bible says about Poverty: Galatians 6:9-10

Welcome to the last blog post in our series “What the Bible says about Poverty.” We’ve journeyed through several passages, some easy and some more challenging, but today I want to leave you with some words of encouragement. (9) So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time […]

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