When we open the Bible we see, in Genesis, a series of beginnings. That is what the book of Genesis is a "book of beginnings". This article is about a beginning. My name is Eric Stauffer and my family amd I have recently moved back to the Kansas City area to work and worship with the Sterling Avenue Church of Christ. This is the beginning of a new work for us. The congregation has been in the area for about 40 years. As we begin to work together, we are drawn to the thought of beginnings. In this day and time we are somewhat restricted in our efforts to do personal work, that does not mean we stop. We must do God's work, in a responsible manner, to the very best of our abilities. This work is a work to introduce people to the word of God and convince them of their need for salvation from their sins and show them how God has provided for that through His Son"s death on the cross. What I ask for, in this beginning article, is for the prayers of the group here for our work together as well as the prayers of all of the household of faith that read this for the success of our work together. We begin anew and we begin together, let us ask for God's hand in our work and His blessing for success in bringing the lost to Christ. May God bless us in this effort! Pray for Him to do so!