In these troubling times, we could all use more joy in our lives. God offers us joy in this life, and the promise of eternal joy in the life to come.
2020 has been a challenging year for everyone. It would be fair to say it has been a year in which greater levels of anger have been exposed. So how are we supposed to deal with it? What do we need to know to keep anger from consuming us?
When the apostle John told the brethren to "test the spirits whether they are of God," he was writing to a church much like the church today. A close study shows us he was not talking primarily about spirit beings but about attitudes. Christians are admonished to make sure the attitudes they are receiving are really godly. How do we do that? More important, are we doing that or just opening ourselves to anything?
What is the greatest gift one could receive? In this sermon we will cover the requirements for receiving what the Bible calls the heavenly gift, the unspeakable gift and the gift of God.
Each year, through the annual festivals, we are reminded of our priorities as Christians. On Pentecost we focus on the coming of the Holy Spirit and the importance of the Church in our lives.
How we came to the name for our website is very interesting, but what Pentecost means for life, hope and truth in our lives is miraculous.
During this unprecedented pandemic—and the global uncertainty, fear, death and chaos it is causing—we need to react from God’s perspective, not man’s. Let’s take a step back and consider whose world this currently is (Satan’s) and whose people we are (God’s).
During the uncertainty and frustration that accompany the present pandemic, are we centered in our focus as God’s people? This message addresses how we as God’s people can get off-kilter if we are not on guard to Satan’s ploys and our human nature.
Modern society is transitioning from a text-orientation to an image-orientation. How should a Christian consider this? How important should reading be to us? How should we communicate online? Answers to these questions are all related, and guiding principles are found in the Bible.