Posts from September 2020

Posts from September 2020

Yale Students Desire Christian Community

Update from Jenny Groff, serving with Chi Alpha at Yale University as a missionary who receives financial support through HUMC August was a busy month! It has been a time of flexibility, creative planning, and thinking on our feet. Currently, some 75% of Yalies are living on campus (and quarantining in their dorm college). The rest are either taking classes at home or taking a leave of absence. It has been an adventure figuring out how to serve and reach…

Jesus Christ is Our Savior – Romans 5:8

But God proves His own love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8)   Reflection: The message of the cross is simple: Christ died for us. The death of Jesus Christ is an atoning sacrifice for the sins of the entire world. Through the cross, God has justified the world to himself so that now no barrier remains between us and God. Everyone who puts their faith in Jesus Christ can be…

We Are A Fallen Race – Genesis 3:4-6

“No! You will certainly not die,” the serpent said to the woman. “In fact, God knows that when you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” The woman saw that the tree was good for food and delightful to look at, and that it was desirable for obtaining wisdom. So she took some of its fruit and ate it; she also gave some to her husband, who was with her,…

God Designed and Blessed the Family – Matthew 19:4-6

“Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that he who created them in the beginning made them male and female, and he also said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’? So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, let no one separate.” (Matthew 19:4-6)   Reflection: In this passage, Jesus is quoting Moses’ description of the human…