Church Blog (Page 10)
The reason it feels like just another Sunday morning is because the stakes aren’t high enough.
In Matthew 6, Christ says, “Do not be anxious about your life” and provides us with 3 gospels to help us combat our daily anxiety.
The movement of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection is toward overwhelmed losers like you and me…radically different than what we expect, and radically better than what we deserve.
The mark of a faithful Christian is not material prosperity but godly contentment in any and every financial situation (see 1 Timothy 6:6, Philippians 4:11-13).
“Gospel-centered preaching.” “Gospel-centered parenting.” “Gospel-centered discipleship.” This descriptive mantra is tagged onto just about anything and everything in the Christian world these days. But what’s it all about?
“There is a pernicious paranoia that permeates churches today: folks think Satan can hear them speak. Some people unwittingly pad Satan’s résumé to include God’s unique attributes of omniscience and omnipresence.”
How do you overcome sin and live the Christian life? Is defeating sin something God does in you, or do you defeat it by obeying the commands of Scripture? In other words, is the Christian life an exercise in passive trust or active obedience?
What do you think of when you think of heaven? What are you looking forward to? Think about your answer, then read this short article.
How does Ruth 1:16 apply to church? “For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.”