Cannon Cornelius was baptized into Christ Tuesday night. We are so proud of Cannon and his decision to become a Christian.

Here are some suggestions taken from an article about sharing your faith. You can practice these at your work place.

1. As you deepen friendships with co-workers, ask sincere questions and truly listen in a spirit of caring as they share about their lives. When appropriate, tell others you're praying for them. (Then make sure you actually do pray!)

2. Make it a daily habit to pray as you drive to work or as you walk into the office; ask God to help you see your workplace as a mission field.

3. Refuse to hide or play-down the importance of your faith. When it naturally fits a conversation, freely talk about the role your church, prayer, Scripture, and Christian community have in your life. Let others see the joy and purpose you find in your faith.

4. Emphasize the importance of God's love for all people by initiating opportunities to lead your coworkers in service or charity. For example, lead a canned food drive for a local food pantry or organize your company's annual blood drive. When appropriate, share in conversation how you are motivated to help others by God's character and his love.

Create your work space so that it is seen as a mission field.

We have the greatest opportunity to serve our Lord in the daily routine of our lives. What we do here is just a small portion of what God is expecting from us. There are several ways that we have allowed this day to become "the most important day." It is a day that should be lived to the glory and honor of God, in the fullest degree, just like we should treat tomorrow and Tuesday. God is not worshipped only on Sunday (Rm 12.1ff; Heb 13.5).

We aim to please him in whatever we are doing (2 Cor 5.9). We will not be of those who only seek to please the Lord when we want something, or on only on certain days, or according to our will, but our aim and intention is to please him all the time.

We are the children that are willing to go where he tells us, and do what he commands. We will obey from the love we have in our hearts, singing from the gratitude that we feel in our minds, praying with patience, walking in the light, and keeping our eyes centered on Jesus who died for us! We are his people! We are his sheep! We will be the people zealous for good deeds and hungry for being righteous. We will be the sheep that know the voice of our Master because we have been listening for his direction in our lives. We are the people who will be different to the world. Amen!

I looked at the list Thursday as I was writing this and there were only a very few families that had signed up for the Send Me Home mission.

If you will....sign up, then continue reading. Thanks. Signing up helps us, and others. This is a list for young people and adults, and not limited to age at all. We want kids of our families to be involved in this work, and we want to make sure that we have adults that will be able to help and encourage these kids that sign up.

If you're thinking that you don't know enough, or you're not good at teaching, then you are just the kind of person God can use. He is expert at using people who feel unqualified and not confident in themselves, Moses and Gideon are just two examples. God will use you.

What are you waiting for? God is wanting us to reach our community through good deeds, of course, but with the word of his saving grace in Christ Jesus! That is the gospel message we will be talking to people about and encouraging people to obey. We are called to be evangelists...all of us.

Let's work together and serve our God. Preparation class will begin in April so you need to be signed up!

Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved Mk 16.16

And now what are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord Acts 22.16

Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you Mt 28.19-20

Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness of sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit Acts 2.38

Or don't you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death, in order that just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life Rm 6.3-4

For we were all baptized by one Spirit into one body I Cor 12.13

We can learn from the scriptures.