This week we continue Josie’s favorite Bible story, Jonah. Jump into Jonah 2 with us for this quick Bible cast.
For many, worship looks looks very different then it did almost exactly a year ago. Whether that it what we do in private, with our families, or a congregational setting. Each one is an essential part of our worship and discipleship. As a discipline, worship contains both internal and external components. There is a certainContinue reading “Set Apart For Worship (In-Person & Online)”
There is a a lot of people trying to do good things. The standard of good though is based on God’s love. In light of that nothing is good outside of Him. When we operate outside of God’s love, mercy, and compassion we are doing anything but good. The foundational motive in everything we doContinue reading “Love and Spiritual Gifts”
Early in history the different languages came into being (cf. Gen. 11:1-9). This has always been a hinderance to man’s progression and ability to have unity with clarity. The event at acts is a reversal of events at babel. This event at Pentecost has been confused to be linked with the type of languageContinue reading “The Gift of Tongues and Interpretation”
The bride of Christ and the building of Christ are to ways that the church has been described in the New Testament. The third major description of the church is that of the body of Christ. The bride speaks of the churches relationship to Christ and the building speaks of the churches growth. The bodyContinue reading “Diversity in the Body of Christ”
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”