5 results for month: 02/2015


Compassion

Luke 10:25 -37 25 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he asked, “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” 26 “What is written in the Law?” he replied. “How do you read it?” 27 He answered, “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’[a]; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[b]” 28 “You have answered correctly,” Jesus replied. “Do this and you will live.” 29 But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” 30 In reply Jesus said: “A man was going ...

Join OHM April 22-25 for our regional journey In Atlanta, GA

Through The Journey, Open Hearts Ministry provides a place for you to explore your story, learn how to lead a Journey Group, and experience freedom on the road ahead like you never have before.  Past participants have said…”Through The Journey, God has opened doors in my heart that have been shut for far too long.” Also, “the most life-changing thing I have ever been a part of.”    Come enjoy an experience of deep and healing community with us. Although the event is nearing capacity, there are still spots available for our Regional Journey event in Atlanta, GA on April 22-25.  Please click here for information and to register. ...

OHM Leader Training Weekend in Sunny Phoenix, Az

Leader Training Weekend has long been a sought after and favorite event for those who have come to lead small groups at The Journey in Michigan.  Last year we opened the weekend up to local leaders to join us in Michigan and the response was overwhelmingly positive.  Because we desire to provide this special time of training and care to as many leaders as possible we are taking Leader Training Weekend “on the road”.  This year we will travel to three cities to bring Leader Training Weekend to local small group leaders across the country.  Every leader to attend a Leader Training Weekend will receive a newly revised Journey Guide. The first ...

The Story of The Ten Lepers

Luke 17 records the story of the ten lepers. On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee.  And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us.” When he saw them he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went they were cleansed. Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice; and he fell on his face at Jesus' feet, giving him thanks. Now he was a Samaritan. Then Jesus answered, “Were not ten cleansed? Where are the nine? Was no one found to ...

First Leader Training Weekend of 2015

We are just a little over six weeks from our first Leader Training Weekend for 2015. This three-day event is designed to provide a space for you to experience care for your personal story while also deepening your leader skills.  You will enjoy engaging with members of the Open Hearts Ministry Training Team. The training times will focus on the three stages of group: story stage, working stage and ending stage.  Topics covered will include: responding to stories, shame, contempt, ambivalence, group dynamics and ending well.  These trainings are interactive, informative and encouraging for both new and experienced leaders. The small group ...