Family on Mission Posted on April 8, 2014 by jaypullins Family: the people you do life with On: attached to or unified with Mission: being sent for some duty or purpose I have lots of fond memories of my 22 years in the Air Force and Alaska Air National Guard – seeing the world, living in Germany, the feeling of wearing
Missions-tourism ignores Alaska’s needs COMPASS: Other points of view By CHRIS THOMPSON June 16, 2012 My recent letter to the editor, triggered by the Emmonak Women’s Shelter financial crisis, mentioned two unnamed local churches leading three mission trips to Africa at costs exceeding $200,000. Another local church is offering similar one-week Russia ($2,500) and
“What church is like…?” Jay Pullins ChangePoint, Executive Pastor of Discipleship & Mission Recently my church, ChangePoint, had the pleasure of hosting world evangelist Luis Palau as our guest preacher for all four of our Sunday services. Luis presented the gospel message and gave and invitation for folks to follow Jesus at every service.
I came to faith in Christ during college through a church based college ministry whose focus was relational discipleship. It imprinted on my spiritual DNA to disciple others. When I graduated college and became involved in a local church very few had the desire or saw the need for relational discipleship. Discipleship, in their minds,
Dear friends and fellow servants of our King Jesus Christ, My name is Jay Pullins. I’m the Executive Pastor of Ministries at ChangePoint in Anchorage, Alaska. My elder team, my staff and I are in the middle of a powerful transformation process that we’re very excited about. We are feeling God transform us from
DON SHUGAK NATIVE NEW LIFE ALASKA FREEDOM JOURNEY “A TIME FOR …” As I think of the time of year…I’m reminded of the verse that say ‘there is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:’ Ecclesiastes 3:1. I remember in a small fishing village…never having crossed my mind…the
To save some… To the Jews I became as a Jew, in order to win Jews … To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some. (1Corinthians 9:20&22) Moose nose soup is an Athabaskan
By Derek Black Amidst Isaiah’s day, God’s people Israel wrestled with their purpose in life. They were instructed from their ancestors and forefathers that God Himself, the Creator of the universe, had chosen them as His own set-apart people to live for Him and His purposes spelled out in the Old Testament law. However, Israel
By: Chris Kopp For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. (Romans 12:4-5 ESV) Why is it that, historically, the Church in Alaska has not “played well together”?
By Dr. Keith Hamilton President of Alaska Christian College As a college president, I travel frequently on behalf of the college. Unlike my life when I was a pastor, in the pulpit on Sundays and with regular evening meetings with boards and committees, it’s great to have the flexibility to travel away from the campus