Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. – Philippians 2:5–7 – Pride is the [...]

Everyday Acts of Love Open the Door for the Gospel

A hot day in Florida is best enjoyed with a cup of fresh lemonade, so Christian workers at a local homeless ministry pass out lemonade to those less fortunate. It is a small act of kindness, but it opens the doors for the receiver to also receive the truth of God’s love for them and [...]

What Unites Us

You are all one in Christ Jesus – Galatians 3:28 – What is the bond that keeps these united ones together? Among other things, there is the bond of having the same origin. Every person who is a partaker of the life of God has sprung from the same divine Father. The Spirit of God [...]

Caring for Orphans in Haiti

These young adults were rescued from the disaster of the earthquake that ravaged Haiti. Without families to care for them, their future was bleak. Now, thanks to our ability to provide assistance to dedicated Jesus followers in Carrefour, these boys will grow to preach the gospel in their homeland and make a national difference! “But [...]

Our Citizenship is Not of this World

Our citizenship is in Heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. – Philippians 3:20 – Citizens from the same country have a passport and an allegiance in common, especially when competing against rival nations. During the Olympic games we witness the enthusiasm and joy of people united under [...]

Spurgeon on our Union with Christ at Christmas

That they may be one, just as We are one; I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected in unity, so that the world may know that You sent Me, and You loved them, just as You loved Me. – John 17:22-23 – We have nearly arrived at the great merry-making [...]

Volunteering at a Children’s Event in Motonto, Kenya

In this photo, Be United in Christ Outreach Ministry volunteers get ready to kick off an open-air children’s event in Motonto, Kenya. This event brought more than 5,000 children out to hear the gospel message — many for the first time! What joy to see children respond to the invitation to make Jesus Christ the [...]

Do Not Be Bound with Unbelievers

Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness? … Or what part has a believer with an unbeliever? – 2 Corinthians 6:14–15 – The unity of the church depends upon the purity of the church. It cannot be a mix of [...]

Supporting Bible School in Davao, Philippines

Across Davao City, Philippines, local churches connect in Christian unity to perform a joint community outreach: the Davao Vacation Bible School. The Be United in Christ Outreach Ministry was honored to partner with these churches to reach into the impoverished neighborhoods of Davao City and its surroundings with the goal of ministering to every child [...]

Love Like Christ

“Love one another; as I have loved you.” – John 13:34 – Christians, you also are to love one another not because of the gain that you get from one another but because of the good you can do for one another. I once heard a minister grumble about the Baptist denomination. He said, “I [...]