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Nepal Earthquake Relief

stacey : April 30, 2015 10:31 am : News, Stacey Gagne, Staff Pages

Here are some organizations/ministries that are providing aid relief to Nepal as they recover from the earthquake.  Whether or not you are able to give financially, we encourage you to remember this nation in your prayers.

Samaritans Purse:  http://www.samaritanspurse.org/

MCC:  Mennonite Central Committee http://mcc.org/

Food for the Hungry:  https://fh.org/

World Vision:  http://www.worldvision.org/

GAIN:  http://www.gainusa.org/

YWAM:  http://www.ywam.org/blog/2015/04/27/nepal-quake-relief/

Gospel for Asia:  http://www.gfa.org/

Salvation Army:  http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/

*We encourage you to do your own research on any organizations that you donate through to be sure your finances are going where you intend them to go.
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Relationship-Building Principle-Teamwork

john : April 28, 2015 5:10 pm : John Shirk, Staff Pages

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Relationship-Building Principle comes from Luke 10:1.

“The Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go.”

In sending these seventy-two followers to various places, they would prepare the way for Jesus’ appearance to their communities. Jesus sent them out in pairs. Very rarely in the New Testament do we see followers of Jesus working solo. There is value to teamwork.

With teamwork, there is accountability. If one person starts to stray from sound doctrine or in their behavior, a teammate can help them get back on track. One person can help another person gain perspective.

With teamwork, there is also support. Sometimes, discouragement causes us to feel like giving up on what we started, but a teammate can serve as a supportive friend to help us press on in those discouraging moments.

There is also greater joy in sharing ministry with a teammate. When the seventy-two returned from their assignments, they came to Jesus with joy over what God had done through their outreach.

Teamwork is a vital relationship-building principle to take to heart in the Year of Connection.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

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Some Sort of Rock Show

John Staffieri : April 26, 2015 6:21 pm : John Staffieri

It looks like a terrific show for your April 26th!  Shiny new music from Found In The Fury, Children, & Waiting Hill.  Listen from 8-10 and again from 10-Midnight on WJTL and the WJTL app.  Here’s your complete playlist:

Name – Artist

  1. Without A Fight – Lybecker
  2. Hope Is Alive  – Abandon
  3. Invisible – Disciple
  4. Darkest Part – RED
  5. Hold Your Breath – Children 18:3
  6. Through It All – Spoken
  7. Here’s to the Ones – Rhett Walker Band
  8. Brother – NEEDTOBREATHE
  9. One Foot In The Grave – Abandon Kansas
  10. Where You Belong – The Deep Space Network
  11. Your Not Alone – Prepare The Way
  12. Take a Bow – Flagship Armada
  13. Untraveled Road – Thousand Foot Krutch
  14. Phenomenon – Thousand Foot Krutch
  15. How To Live – The Great Transparency

Hour 2

  1. What Love Means – Everfound
  2. Hearing Voices – Anberlin
  3. In Too Deep – Seventh Day Slumber
  4. Overload – Devin Williams
  5. Moving On  – Waiting Hill
  6. Love Alone Is Worth The Fight – Switchfoot
  7. Warp Factor Five – Bleach 1998
  8. Good To Be Alive – Skillet
  9. One Heart – Mat Kearney
  10. Me Without You – TobyMac
  11. Satisfy – Found in the Fury
  12. What About Tonight – 7eventh Time Down
  13. Safety (featuring Stephen Christian) – Fireflight
  14. Sweep the Leg – Family Force 5
  15. Diamonds In The Dark – We Are Leo
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Praise & Worship Show Playlist

kristi : April 26, 2015 6:00 am : Kristi Leigh, music, Staff Pages

6AM

The Potters Hand

Darlene Zschech

WOW Worship Red

2005

Clear The Stage

Jimmy Needham

Clear The Stage

2012

Brokenness Aside

All Sons & Daughters

Season One

2012

Worth It All

Rita Springer

Effortless

2002

Holy

Matt Gilman

Holy

2008

Desert Song

Hillsong United

Across The Earth – Tear Down The Walls

2009

The Stand

Michael W. Smith

Stand

2006

Jesus Saves

Tim Hughes

Love Shine Through

2011

Rain Down

Delirious

World Service

2004

God Of Our Salvation

Phil Wickham

Response

2011

In Christ Alone

Kristian Stanfill

Passion: Let The Future Begin

2013

One Thirst and Hunger

Jeremy Riddle

Furious

2011

Holy Roar

Christy Nockels

Passion: The Road To One Day

2000

7AM

Here Is Love (feat. Brian Johnson)

Bethel Live

Here Is Love

2009

How He Loves

John Mark McMillan

The Medicine

2010

Glorified

Jared Anderson

Where Faith Comes From

2008

Lets Worship (feat. Kari Jobe)

Deluge

Unshakeable

2010

Awesome God

Michael W. Smith

Worship

2001

Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)

Chris Tomlin

Music Inspired By The Motion Picture Amazing Grace

2007

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)

Hillsong United

Zion

2013

Open The Eyes Of My Heart

Paul Baloche

The Writers Collection

2008

Jesus, Only Jesus

Matt Redman

Passion: Let The Future Begin

2013

God of Wonders (feat. Caedmons Call)

Mac Powell

City on a Hill

2000

Here I Am To Worship (feat. Martin Smith of Delirious

Tim Hughes

Happy Day

2009

Majesty (Here I Am)

Delirious

World Service

2004

8AM

Here Is Our King

David Crowder Band

A Collision

2005

Forever Reign

Hillsong

A Beautiful Exchange

2010

Mercy

Parachute Band

Roadmaps And Revelations

2007

I Can Only Imagine

MercyMe

Almost There

2001

A Mighty Fortress

Christy Nockels

Passion: Awakening (Deluxe Edition)

2010

Revelation Song (feat. Kari Jobe)

Gateway Worship

Cover The Earth

2006

Great I Am (feat. Jared Anderson)

New Life Worship

You Hold It All

2011

Agnus Dei

Michael W. Smith

Worship

2001

10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) (feat. Passion)

Matt Redman

Passion: White Flag

2012

Rising Sun

All Sons & Daughters

The Longing – EP

2012

Cornerstone (My Hope Is Built)

Hillsong Live

Cornerstone EP

2013

Jesus Paid It All

Kristian Stanfill

Passion: Everything Glorious

2006

9AM

Marvelous Light

Charlie Hall

Flying Into Daybreak

2006

You Are Holy (Prince Of Peace)

NewSong

Newsong Rescue – Live Worship

2005

Offerings

Third Day

Offerings 2 — All I Have To Give

2003

We Fall Down (feat. Chris Tomlin)

Steven Curtis Chapman

WOW Worship Red

2005

Word Of God Speak

MercyMe

Spoken For

2003

Rock of Ages

Charlie Hall Band

The Death of Death

2013

Your Glory

All Sons & Daughters

Season One

2012

Holy Spirit

Bryan & Katie Torwalt

Here On Earth

2011

Waiting Here For You

Christy Nockels

Passion: Here For You

2011

You Are Good

Jeff Deyo

Surrender

2005

This Is Amazing Grace

Phil Wickham

The Ascension

2013

With Everything

Hillsong United

Passion: Awakening

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Relationship Building Principle-The Debt Of Love

john : April 24, 2015 5:35 pm : John Shirk, Staff Pages

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Relationship-Building Principle comes from Romans 13:8.

“Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.”

Financially, God’s Word cautions us about going into debt so far that we cannot pay it back. We have financial responsibilities to pay back our loans to the best of our ability.

Relationally, God’s Word tells us there is always more love to give. Every day is an opportunity to let God’s love flow through us to reach others in a way that builds them up. The consistent expression of love is a credit to God’s love moving through us.

The law is based on love. The next verse talks about some of these commandments:

The commandments, “You shall not commit adultery”, “You shall not murder”, “You shall not steal”, “You shall not covet”, and whatever other command there may be are summed up in this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore, love is the fulfillment of the law.”

The consistent expression of love is a vital relationship-building principle to take to heart in the Year of Connection.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

phredd : April 24, 2015 8:54 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – April 24-26, 2015

5) Young Artist Concert Series featuring West Chester University’s Trombone Ensemble (Sun, Apr 26) 4pm at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Pleasure Rd, Lancaster. A free will offering will be received. More info: 717 569-0588

4) Pure Hope Coffeehouse tomorrow (Saturday, April 25) from 6:30-10 pm in the Social Room of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Highspire.  Seasons, the Etown College Saxophone Quartet, and more. The event is a fundraiser for Hope for Justice and Blood-Water Mission. More Info: at the Pure Hope Coffeehouse Facebook Page.

3)  3rd Annual Community Family Fair tomorrow (Saturday, Apr 25) from 1-pm at Conestoga Valley Church of Christ, at The Corner Of Horseshoe & Willow Rd. Bounce houses, a fire truck, games, food and more. More Info:   Cvchurchofchrist.org

2) Manheim Christian Day School Family Fun Day and 39th Annual Auction and Barbecue tonight and tomorrow (Fri & Sat Apr 24 & 25) at the school on Lebanon Rd in Manheim. Helicoptor Candy Drop, Pedal Car Races, Music by “This Way Up”, Bounce House, Train Barrel Rides and More. More Info: http://www.manheimchristian.org/home/auction-schedule/

1) Sahd Salvage Earth Day Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Event tomorrow (Saturday, April 25) 9am-1pm. Over 25 conservation minded vendors to learn from, tour the scrap yard, enter contests and join WJTL’s Kids Cookie Break Broadcasting Live. Bring your aluminum cans. Donations benefit the ministry of WJTL and the Columbia Food Bank. More Info: http://www.recycleyourmetal.com/earth-day/

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Relationship Building Principle-Fellowship and Worship

john : April 23, 2015 4:54 pm : John Shirk, Staff Pages

JOHN SHIRK -Today’s Relationship-Building Principle comes from Acts 2:46 and 47.

“Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.”

You can imagine how exciting that would be to wake up every day and wonder, “Who is going to join the Christian community today?” New converts were coming to Christ every day in the early church. Rich fellowship was also building up the strength of the church. As believers met together daily in worship and sharing food together, a strong bond was forming among believers with each other and with God. A devoted heart to God will affect how we treat other people. One of those differences will be sharing the joy of the Lord with others. The grace of Jesus compels us to live with an honest ambition to glorify God and share His love in various ways.

Being Intentional about Worship and Fellowship is a vital relationship-building principle to take to heart in the Year of Connection.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup with Nichole Nordeman

phil : April 22, 2015 10:37 pm : music, Radio Friend Phil, Staff Pages

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – Nichole Nordeman http://nicholenordeman.com/ or @nicholenordeman was my guest this week on New Tunes at 9. The acclaimed singer/songwriter (and former female vocalist of the year) is working on her next project, “The Unmaking.” (The title-track to the new project will be available at iTunes on May 4.) “The Unmaking” includes the lyrics: “This is where the walls gave way/this is demolition day/all the debris and all the dust/love will not stay locked inside.”

phil@wjtl.com

@radiofriendphil

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Relationship Building Principle-Awe and Wonder

john : April 22, 2015 4:22 pm : John Shirk, Staff Pages

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Relationship-Building Principle comes from Acts 2:43.

“Everyone was filled with awe, and many wonders and miraculous signs were done by the apostles.”

One of the characteristics of a dynamic church is that the believers worship God with reverence and awe.

We are not meant to just go through the motions of worship, but to offer God a heart of worship.

The miracle of God’s love and the wonders of His grace so captivate us with a sense of gratitude that our joy overflows in praise.

When we consider the depths of pain that Jesus endured for the sake of offering us the riches of His kingdom, how could we not be moved? Hebrews 12:28 says, “Since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe.”

Living in awe and wonder of God’s grace is a vital relationship-building principle to take to heart in the Year of Connection.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

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Relationship Building Principle-Local Church

john : April 21, 2015 4:27 pm : John Shirk, Staff Pages

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Relationship Building Principle comes from Acts 2:42.

Speaking of the early church, “they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.”

These are some of the qualities that made the early church a dynamic force. The Lord desires for His people to be connected with the local church. In the devotional “Moments Together”, Dennis and Barbara Rainey offer some questions to consider when searching for a church to attend: Here are a few of them:

Is it anchored in the Scriptures?

Does it have a sense of community?

Is it characterized by worship?

Is there opportunity for involvement?

If we are established in the local church already, these questions can be useful to consider how we might assist the church in growing in these areas. Jesus is building His church through the participation of His followers.

Participating in the ministry of the local church is a vital relationship-building principle to take to heart in the Year of Connection.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

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