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Victory in Jesus

Victory in Jesus

Present and permanent victory comes only in relationship with God through faith in Jesus. Are you on the winning team?

A Father’s Love

A Father’s Love

Within a span of three months this summer, I walked both of our daughters down the aisle and placed their hands into those of the man each one married. My experience has given me a fresh glimpse into our Heavenly Father’s love for humanity…

Where Is Your Gaze?

Where Is Your Gaze?

Where do you fix your gaze? Worship of our Creator should be obvious and intentional. We glorify God when we make Him look good, and all we really need to do to make God look good is to show the world who He really is.

Thanks, Dad

Thanks, Dad

Our heavenly Father doesn’t guarantee our protection from any or all of life’s disasters, diseases, or disappointments, but He profoundly loves us.

Run Away and Run After

Run Away and Run After

God’s children should run away from the “love of money” which causes pain (1 Timothy 6:10) and run after what is spiritually profitable—“righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance, and gentleness.”

Dying to Live

Dying to Live

If we save our life to gain the world, we lose both. If we lose our life to follow Christ, we gain both.

What Does Love Look Like?

What Does Love Look Like?

God designed us to experience and to express a degree of love that goes beyond the emotional and hormonal stimulation promoted on Valentine’s Day.

Elders’ annual report

Elders’ annual report

2021 After major disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, life began to return to a new normal in 2021. The availability of a vaccine made a number of individuals comfortable returning to church “in person” but “Welcome to those here in person, and those...

What’s New in ’22?

What’s New in ’22?

When we honestly admit our own selfishness, pride, greed, impatience, critical spirits, gossip, etc., we should be slower to condemn and criticize failures and faults in others.

Speak Life

Speak Life

The mouths of Christ followers are not be instruments of evil. “The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life…” (Proverbs 10:11a). Two conditions must be met if we are to “speak life.”

The Irreplaceable Head

The Irreplaceable Head

Often people leave a local church for another one… But the biggest tragedy is an abandonment of faith altogether. Churches are replaceable by other churches, but Jesus Christ is irreplaceable.

To God Be the Glory

To God Be the Glory

Seminary professor Howard Hendricks well stated, “I cannot glorify Jesus Christ and myself at the same time.” Neither can we.

Tranquil, Not Triggered

Tranquil, Not Triggered

God’s people are commanded, “…But let everyone be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger”. Unfortunately, the exact opposite is frequently true. What steps can be taken for us to become more tranquil and less triggered?

Don’t Be Duped

Don’t Be Duped

The empty deceptions of the world are antithetical to the person, practices, and proclamation of Christ. To prevent being “taken captive,” let’s consider 3 ways the world’s malevolent philosophies manifest themselves.

Is Your ‘Hedge of Protection’ Due for an Upgrade?

Is Your ‘Hedge of Protection’ Due for an Upgrade?

The popular prayer for a “hedge of protection” may be getting an upgrade to stronger materials. Many pastors and missionaries, seeing a higher level of danger both physically and spiritually in today’s culture, are praying for a more substantial means of protection than the hedge.

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