May 20, 2018
“Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” This isn’t a question church-goers often ask…but they should. It is impossible to live the Christian life without the Holy Spirit. We must be sure we have received the Spirit and that we are living by the Spirit’s power. **there is a brief moment at the […]
May 6, 2018
In the family of God, everyone is important. The church is compared to a body, which is made up of many members, each as important as another. Do we feel that way about our brothers and sisters? Do we feel that about ourselves?
April 29, 2018
We are the family of God, brothers and sister in Christ. And as such, we need to fight for each other. Discover who we should fight for and how.
April 22, 2018
Many today assume there is a tiered system of those who are “ministers” and everyone else. However, while Scripture does talk about the role of a pastor or teacher, their job is actually to equip the entire church to be a “minister”. Can you imagine what the gathering of the church would be like if […]
April 15, 2018
God is our Father, Jesus is our brother – and that makes us brother and sisters in Christ. Rather than an organization or a business, the Bible speaks of the church as a family. Looking at each other as a family will help us honor and care for each other as our Father in heaven […]
April 8, 2018
Church isn’t supposed to be a place we go, but who we are. The church is the gathering of the redeemed to worship God and love each other. We are called to share burdens, encourage each other and live in light of the coming Kingdom not just attend a meeting as spectators.
April 1, 2018
How would you live if you knew you would rise? Jesus knew he would rise from the dead and so he poured his life our in service, courage and devotion. This same hope is promised his followers – so a life lived for Christ a life lived not in vain.
March 25, 2018
How are we stewarding the lives God has given us? In one of Jesus’ last parables, he tells a powerful story about a vine owner who leaves his land to be cared for by tenant farmers. Their stewardship of what he left them gives us an amazing window into the way Jesus was received during […]
March 18, 2018
Jesus told his disciples that the kingdom of God is like a mustard seed. Through this parable he teaches that the coming of the kingdom of God, though universal in the end, starts in a small and almost unnoticed way. This helps us make sense of the day in which we live and teaches us […]
March 11, 2018
As Jesus spent his time with “sinners”, he would often clash with the “religious” of his day. They grumbled at how Jesus would meet and share with such people. In answering their grumbling, Jesus tells three parables about lost things being found. He said that there is celebration in heaven when a sinner returns to […]