Spiritual Giftedness

Spiritual Giftedness

A spiritual gift is a special ability that God gives, according to His grace, to each member of the body of Christ to be used for the development of the church. – Christian A. Schwarz, The 3 Colors of Ministry, p. 42 I once knew a young lady who was bright,...
The Starting Line

The Starting Line

Have you ever played a board game with a child?  My son loves to play “Candy Land.” The game is simple enough to play: draw a card with a colored square on it, then move your token to the next square that is the indicated color. By doing so, you advance around...
Green: The Color of Wisdom

Green: The Color of Wisdom

When you hear the word “wise,” what comes to your mind? Maybe you think of King Solomon and his gift of wisdom. Perhaps you think of an ancient philosopher such as Plato or Aristotle. Or possibly you think of someone who has spoken wisdom and truth into your own...
Blue: The Color of Power

Blue: The Color of Power

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. – Acts 1:8, NIV Have you ever had to wait for something and it felt like you were...
Red: The Color of Commitment

Red: The Color of Commitment

Have you ever run into someone who views Christianity more as a hobby than as a true conviction or lifestyle? This type of person probably appears passionate about their walk with Jesus, attends every church social event, and plugs in here and there…at least for...
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