We are extremely excited to invite you to the 2018 ICANJ Family Retreat which will be held from July 26th – July 29th 2018 at the BlackRock Retreat Center, Located in the heart of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. ICANJ Family Retreat is an intentional time away to experience a new awareness of the presence of God. It
“In this you greatly rejoice, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various trials” 1 Pet. 1:6. Last week I wrote on ‘Praising God in the midst of our storms’ as part of allowing our adversities to prepare us for eternity?’ We praise
(Here is a recap of the first part of my message on ‘How Adversities Prepare us for Eternity?’ during our quarterly fasting prayer session). 1 Peter 1:3-9 New International Version (NIV) Praise to God for a Living Hope 3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his
Imitate me, just as I also imitate Christ” (1 Cor. 11:1) Dearly beloved ICANJ family, Please allow me to present a very important thought that kept coming back to me these days. It’s a truth that we all influence others as we live out our lives, whether good or bad.
But if your heart turns away … and worship and serve other gods… you shall surely perish” (Deut. 30:17-18). Dear ICANJ Family, In the last pastoral letter we looked at the importance of making godly choices by obeying God over our excuses. In continuation, let me this week, point out the importance
But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, ….. but as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord”. (Joshua. 24:15) The greatest power we possess is the power to choose and we are faced with choices daily.
Elijah said, “It is enough; now O LORD, take my life; for I am not better than my fathers” (1 Kings 19:4). It is usual for the people of God to go through a valley experience immediately after they have gone through a great deliverance. Instead of being able to
The church in Philippi was Paul’s ‘Joy and Crown’ (4:1). The Philippian church gave apostle Paul no trouble, instead, gave him the most satisfaction. So Philippians is a letter of joy brimming over with expressions of gratitude, affection, and love. THE CITY OF PHILIPPI: Philippi was a leading city of