Burnout and Serving

Everyone is afraid of burnout Everyone is afraid of burnout. We talk a lot about spreading ourselves too thin, about over commitment, about work-life balance. Everyone seems to be concerned about self care… but is it really self care? I’m starting believe that what many are now passing off as “self care” when choosing not serving others or refraining from active participation in community is really a stubborn and perpetual self ignorance masquerading as prudence. We think, “Do less things and we’ll solve the problem of over commitment!” But this is a false peace, akin to Jeremiah’s…


Practical Ways To Give

We've talked a bit about giving in our sermon series the past few weeks, so you might be wondering, "ok--so how can I practice and grow in giving?" The Old Testament will tell you that God had the Israelites consider giving their time and wealth to two general categories: Spiritual Flourishing, (through giving to the Levite priests,) and  Physical Flourshing, (through giving to the sojourner, widow, and the orphan.) God is saying--it's not enough to just give to one--your love through generosity needs to be considering a wholistic…


The blog is coming back (and other things too)

Today marks our actual three year anniversary. On October 14, 2012, a group of young adults from Living Faith Community Church planted a new congregation in Downtown Flushing: King's Cross Church; it has been a very eventful three years. Yet, while we have been serving our community and growing in knowledge and practice of the Gospel, we have not had shared much of that here, on our website. As we approach pass this three-year milestone, we want to start sharing more of our story here on our blog and we invite you to follow us as we highlight the work the God is doing in and through…