To Grow in Christ

As we work our way through this second part of the 4-fold vision statement of our church, to Grow in Christ, I want us to look into God’s Word for timeless biblical patterns of how this growing in Christ takes place individually and congregationally. Acts 2.41-47 Then...

A word to backsliders: Come Home

Jeremiah 3:22 Return, ye backsliding children, [and] I will heal your backslidings. Behold, we come unto thee; for thou [art] the LORD our God.The nation of Israel was a mess spiritually. They forsook The Lord. They worshipped the false gods of the surrounding...

Investor or Consumer?

Eph 4:16  From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.We live in a day and age of...

Oh My!

I will love thee, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. (Psalms 18:1, 2 KJV)Scripture is very clear regarding the personal...

How Do You Receive Correction?

Proverbs 9:7-9  He who corrects a scoffer gets shame for himself, And he who rebukes a wicked man only harms himself. Do not correct a scoffer, lest he hate you; Rebuke a wise man, and he will love you. Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be still wiser; Teach...