I was meditating on last Sunday’s message “Happy Father’s Day” along with previous messages I recently preached from Matthew 6 and was reminded again of the privileges that accompany having a Heavenly Father. Here are few reminders . . . Continue reading Blessings We Have From Our Father in Heaven
The Genesis Park is primarily focused on the evidence that men and dinosaurs co-existed. But this necessarily raises questions involving the origins debate (creation vs evolution). It should come as no surprise that an organization with Genesis in its name Continue reading 5 Q’s for Evolutionists from GenesisPark.com
Accusations are being hurled everywhere in our world! Politicians accuse each other of multiple wrongs. Parents accuse children of disobedience and disrespect. Employees accuse employers of harassment and mistreatment. It seems that almost everyone is involved in some type of Continue reading Accusations!
Matthew 4:4, “Man does not live by bread alone but by every word that comes from the mouth of God”. What’s more important? Consistent meals or consistent study of the Bible? I am not trying to appear “super spiritual” because I Continue reading Are you hungry for God’s Word?
This past Sunday I preached from John 4 and began explaining the passage of Jesus’ conversation with the Samaritan woman at the well near the village of Sychar. I know the main theme or point of this passage is Jesus’ revealing Continue reading Jesus Knows Everything About Everybody All the Time!
As a follow up to yesterday’s post about “Discipling ourselves for godliness” I want to emphasize an important point regarding a pursuit for holiness. A pursuit of holiness is impossible without a diligent study of God’s Word. It’s actually the Continue reading God’s Word in Our Pursuit of Holiness
I am in the middle of reading Jerry Bridges’ classic book, “The Pursuit of Holiness”, and was challenged in chapter 10 when he quotes Jay Adams and then expounds saying, “the way to obtain godliness is through Christian discipline. But Continue reading Disciplining Ourselves for Godliness!
In chapter 2 of I Am A Church Member by Thom Rainer (Amazon link) we jump into what Jesus says about how church members behave with one another. He makes it pretty clear – treat each other with love. When Continue reading I Am A Unifying Church Member
MY PRAYER Oh God, You are my light and salvation. You alone have power over sin. You hide me from the temptation when Satan comes creeping in. For You are my strength and my song, you help me to stand Continue reading Communicating with God
“Membership means perks. Membership means privileges. Membership means others will serve me. Just pay the going rate and you can have others taking care of you while you enjoy the life of leisure.” Huh? What’s that? Are we talking about Continue reading I Am A Functioning Church Member
I love you.Why do I love you? Why do I want to help you when you are hurting? Why do I care? I was asked this recently and sadly I didn’t know what to say in response. I wanted to, Continue reading So why do I love you?
Winter can be unbearable at times. Sometimes caught up in my own self-pity, I complain to myself in an embittered attitude. My toes freeze, my hands are red and chapped, my nose always turns an embarrassing shade of red, and Continue reading A Thankful Heart in Winter
We are studying a book by Thom S. Rainer entitled “I Am A Church Member”. (Amazon link) It provides some excellent teaching about what it is like to be a Church member and what mistakes we need to identify to Continue reading I Am A Church Member
Jesus Christ We believe that Jesus Christ is God’s divine Son. We believe in His incarnation and virgin birth. We believe that He shed His blood vicariously for mankind. He died, was buried, and arose bodily the third day from Continue reading We Believe
This past Sunday we continued our series on “Vibrant and God-honoring churches” and looked at The Lost Art of Biblical Exhortation” from Galatians 6:1-2. The Apostle Paul is reminding the Galatians of their biblical responsibility to come along side other Continue reading The Lost Art of Biblical Exhortation