April 25, 2021
Timothy will need courage to not only carry out his leadership duties to the church but face the opposition and persecution that’s coming his way. History records he rises to the occasion as he eventually faces his own martyrdom.
January 10, 2021
When we say we will preach the Word, narrowly we mean the Good News of Jesus Christ as Savior & Lord. More broadly, we mean what Paul called the Whole Counsel of God. That means God’s Word as it pertains to all things, big and small, far and wide.
September 27, 2020
Baptism is a personal passion play declaring the Good News of Jesus Christ and how we’ve been regenerated into new creatures who will dwell with Him forever. And that is joyous beyond words!
May 24, 2020
Unlike Peter’s famous sermon on Pentecost, Stephen’s audience wasn’t cut to the quick. Filled instead with seething rage, they picked up stones and let them fly. But the Good News about Jesus Christ was not extinguished.
May 3, 2020
The natural tendency of human beings is to take care of themselves first and then maybe others. But if we’re truly new creatures in Christ, then others take on a much higher priority.
October 13, 2019
Being steadfast, watchful, and thankful in prayer, coupled with an eager willingness to share our faith with unbelievers, makes us participants with God as He takes hold of others, even as He has taken hold of us.
September 15, 2019
We certainly risk rejection, but we likewise risk reception. Every true believer at some point became one of those on the receiving end of His grace. Sharing the Good News is most certainly a risk worth taking.
August 18, 2019
When the Holy Spirit is at work in a church and genuine love for God and one another is real, that’s a pretty sweet fishing spot, the right side of the boat to be casting our nets, the pier from which we want to cast our lines.
August 11, 2019
Who were those vessels and voices that came into your life at just the right time as He was making you His own? No matter who they were, it’s fair to call them laborers. God wants all of us to be one of those.
September 16, 2018
The Commission Jesus gave was not a mere suggestion. Good News as good as this should not be kept a secret. Beautiful feet should indeed take this News everywhere they go…