Diversity in the Body of Christ

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”

Spiritual Gifts

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”

Paul and the Resurrection of Christ

The turning point of all history hinges on three days.  The crucifixion and resurrection are the greatest demonstrations of God’s love, holiness, and power.  All of Christianity defines itself by these two events.  The resurrection would not have happened if Jesus had not died on the cross but Christianity would be a hopeless religion ifContinue reading “Paul and the Resurrection of Christ”