Let's face it: outside of work we live most of our lives within the four walls of our homes. Our most precious and important relationships are often within those walls. We make most our our decisions about money, possessions, time, and priorities in the home. This month we'll look at how the gospel transforms our lives by transforming our homes. ...Keep Reading
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For some people, sharing the gospel seems like an intimidating task. “Who do I share with? How will they respond? What do I share?” Pastor Todd shares 5 steps to being on mission that are attainable for everyone. Take heart Christian! Sharing the gospel is not as scary as you think. Take a look below and ask yourself, where am I at in these 5 steps? We encourage you to take practical steps in your everyday life to partner with the work God is doing around you....
Revelation tells one epic story from start to finish. It's a story of loss and sin and judgment. It's a story of renewal and salvation and glory. It's a story of dragons and beasts and lions and thrones. No summary is sufficient, but this is the song of the Lamb. ...
This church was known for suffering. Smyrna is the Greek word for myrrh, a flagrant perfume used in burial. Many believe that this church represents the martyrs of all the ages and the sweet-smelling fragrance of their faithfulness until death. There was no rebuke for this church and because they were faithful until death, their lampstand has never been removed. Christianity has never completely left this city. It is the only one of the seven cities still in flourishing condition....
What do we know about Ephesus? Paul spent between two to three years teaching in Ephesus (Acts 19:8-10). In his farewell letter to the Ephesian elders, he gives a clear warning to look out for "savage wolves" and men who would speak "perverse things.” Ephesus was once considered the most important Greek city and the most important trading center in the Mediterranean region. There were 14 temples dedicated to idolatrous pagan gods, but none rivaled the Temple of Artemis, the Greek goddess who was heartily worshiped by the Roman Empire during this time. ...
We understand that the church Jesus was building was a people for Himself. Sin created a chasm between us and a holy God. By God’s grace, that chasm has been closed! We’ve been justified by Christ’s death on the cross and are now part of His church because when God sees us, He sees Jesus’ righteousness. Our identity now becomes one who is a citizen of the Kingdom of God. The way we live must align with what God has called us to. Let’s take a look at how we live as members of Jesus’ church....
We're already halfway through Easter Week, don't waste it! Here are four quick ideas for how to get the most out of this week. ...Keep Reading
Wondering whether to come to the Peacemaking Women Conference? Here are a few reasons -- ranging from spiritual to practical -- we think you should join us....Keep Reading
Sunday we covered Ephesians 5:18 on Paul's command to be filled with the Spirit. Want to learn more about the Spirit's work? Here are some great places to start. ...Keep Reading
Why are we launching a weekly radio broadcast? For the same reason Paul went to the marketplace: because that's where people are. Join us in praying this week for the work. ...Keep Reading
After a message on lust these can be common questions: "Well, that was good to hear but what I am supposed to do now? What if I have a struggle with lust? What can I do practically?"...Keep Reading
Last weekend was an outstanding marriage seminar...but now what? Maybe after the seminar you realize you need to do some more study about how to build a healthy marriage, or you want to go through a book together, or you'd benefit from counseling. ...Keep Reading
On January 11 we'll be hosting a counseling training meeting at the church. Learn to be a better community group member, how to counsel friends, and how to serve your ministry. ...Keep Reading
We're getting pretty excited about our upcoming marriage seminar next Sunday with guest speaker Billy Raies, Sr. Pastor of Sovereign Grace Church of Midland. Here are a few important details (like the seminar schedule) you'll need to know. ...Keep Reading
Wondering whether to jump in to a community group this year? Here are four reasons why we think you should jump onboard. ...Keep Reading