A common inquiry Christian leaders hear concerns spiritual gifts. “What is my gift” is a common question that is asked. Sometimes followed by, “I have nothing to offer God, no talent, no gift.” We desire to know God’s will for our life. We want to know what our calling is. Identifying gifts allows us toContinue reading “Spiritual Gifts”
In the professional world we see promotions and accolades given to those who succed and progress in skill and business. Christians on the other hand have the reward of heaven to look forward to at the end of life. The world pits workers against each other for recognition but God would have us to workContinue reading “Two Examples”
Deception is never the tool of God’s people. It is however put to constant use by those against God. Physical persecution against the Church was present in the earliest days but it is perhaps not the deadliest foe to the spread of the Gospel. The danger of false doctrine and the havock it can bringsContinue reading “Deception”
There are many different outward expressions of love. One expression that is common through all cultures is the act of gift-giving. It is a thoughtful expression of ones feelings to take the time to find a gift that says I was thinking of you. God has given us a gift to demonstrate His steadfast loveContinue reading “Dwelling in Love”
This sermon was preached on the Wednesday before the 2021 New Year at Columbus First Christian Baptist church.
Below is a list of the most viewed posts of a tumultuous 2020. 10. Revival Thoughts – Number 5 9. A pre-history of the Christian Baptists 8. Free Computer Programs for Small Church Digital Media Creation 7. The Psalms of Ascent 6. The unwritten rules. 5. A Blank Slate? 4. A theology of preaching. 3. Nehemiah – God’s Change AgentContinue reading “Most Viewed Posts of 2020”
Twenty-twenty has been a year for the books and we will not forget it. The stress and turmoil is firmly etched into our minds. Greater still is the blessings of our God through His Son Jesus Christ. For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with theContinue reading “Merry Christmas & Happy New Year”
Shared with the congregation of Columbus First Christian Baptist for Christmas Eve 2020.
Western culture has exploded with concept of individualism. The breakdown of communities, families, and churches has primarily came from selfish wants and actions taken to fulfill them. Scripture calls us out to be more than people who are looking for the advancement of just ourselves. The Word of God challenges us to be about otherContinue reading “Love Like Christ”