Jesus said, “But seek ye first the kingdom of God”. What does “first” mean?
In completing our study in Colossians, we are once again going to see the value of every part of the body of Christ. Even though Paul was called and ordained by Christ Himself (Acts 9:1-16), and given spectacular revelations pertaining to the kingdom of God (2...
Pastor Ray is the Senior Pastor at Koinonia Fellowship, 500 Main Street, East Rochester, NY 14445.
Our purpose at Koinonia is fellowship; that is what the Greek word “koinonia” means. We want to see people growing in their fellowship with the Lord and with His people. Our ministries and outreaches provide opportunities for personal involvement, whether it is in receiving ministry or using your gifts and talents to minister to others.
Join us for Sunday services at 8:15, 10:00 and 11:45 am, Sunday evening Bible study at 6:30 pm, and Wednesday night service at 7 pm. Childcare is available on Sunday morning and Wednesday evening, with activities for children of all ages.
As Christians, how should we treat one another?
The Biblical admonition to exhort one another cannot be described with a “one-size-fits-all” definition. It is a word that is defined by the context of when it is used. For an individual who is reeling under the cloud of despondency, it will take the form of being...
In the gospel of Luke chapter 11, the disciples said to Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray” (verse 1). Amen. Our next “one another” is found in James 5:16, and the admonition is to pray. In fact, there are seven references to prayer in James 5:13-18. Is any among us...
Most people in the body of Christ find the command to forgive one another (Ephesians 4:32; Colossians 3:13) the most challenging of all the one another scriptures. When we are hurt or wounded by others, our natural inclination is to “get even”. How are we to respond...
One of the best ways to crawl out of the dungeon of self-pity and the self-life is by reaching out to someone else with a word of comfort or encouragement.
You cannot be a “hermit Christian.” You cannot be a Christian with a “chip on your shoulder” or “an axe to grind.”
If we want to love our neighbor as ourselves, we must realize that even though there are things we may personally feel the liberty to do, for the sake of others who may be stumbled or grieved by them, we will not do them.
I am the Lead Pastor of Koinonia Fellowship, a husband, father and grandfather. I also serve on the worship team as one of the drummers.