Love Over Fear

Love Over Fear

As we come together to worship today, here are a few things to consider as we are getting ready; First, the common goal of ministry is love. It is our responsibility to emulate, communicate, and instruct a gospel-centered community that is full of love and grace for...
Jesus the Redeemer of Every Failure

Jesus the Redeemer of Every Failure

Have you ever “messed up” as a follower of Jesus? Believe it or not, me too. So you are in good company. Now when you and I “mess up” in our sojourn of faith here on earth, how should we react? Should we panic and be afraid? Run away from the church family back to the...
Words Break Things

Words Break Things

Well, it seems the world has lost its collective mind! Again. Countless hordes are fighting one another with sharp and hurtful words lashing out furiously from keyboards, both large and small. The rhetoric of our world is for lack of a better word, violence upon the...
Would You Die For A King?

Would You Die For A King?

In Acts 21:10-13, we find a prophet named Agabus who ties himself up in Paul’s belt. Before we go on, think about the fact that this man, in some way, wrestled Paul out of his belt. I am sure at this moment, all eyes are on him and Paul. They are probably wondering...
So Many Gods, So Little Time!

So Many Gods, So Little Time!

Paul said, “See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” (Ephesians 5:15–16) In Acts 17, we find Paul at the Areopagus, where he said: “Men of Athens, I perceive that in every way you are very...
The Watchers

The Watchers

Paul writes, “Meditate on these things; give yourself entirely to them, that your progress may be evident to all. Take heed to yourself and to the doctrine. Continue in them, for in doing this, you will save both yourself and those who hear you.” (1 Timothy 4:15-16)...