Our proclivity to participate in what we deem profitable reveals that gathering as a church family to pray is not very high on the priority list.
Our celebration of Independence Day has come and gone, but I wonder if we know what it really means to be “set free” in our personal lives.
BE the church. Here’s how.
In the Bible, we read about divisions of race and ethnicity, but none of this was part of God’s good creation. While Scripture describes racism, sexism, and supremacism, it prescribes a solution through understanding who we really are.
Inevitably, death’s door opens for us, but Jesus’ resurrection means those who trust in Him will have their own resurrection and can enter without fear.
Mid-way through Lent I wonder if any of us who profess to be Christians are “seasonally challenged”—a bit confused by what we are doing in this season. Confusion can dampen our enthusiasm, so as we approach Easter I want to clarify two possible areas of confusion.
We are routinely dissatisfied with where we are, who we are, what we have, what we are doing, and where we are going. What is the cause and cure of our condition?
The “perfect gift” is not one we give, but one that God has already given.
Invitations can be simple yet powerful. Jesus’ first disciples encountered the Lord through the simple invitation to “come and see.”