Verse 20

So I asked my class “How many of you have heard of the great commission?” Most of the cute little hands went up. (Don’t tell them I called their hands cute. They are too cool for that.) So t...

Called and Sent

There seems to be a lot of attention on the idea that we as believers are sent by God into the world (Mk15:16). But if we focus on just being sent then we are in danger of missing out on the blessings...

Roots or Rock

Roots The giant sequoia trees in California can grow to be over 100 feet tall but have a root system less than 20 feet deep. They must grow in groves in order to support each other. This picture of co...

The Purpose of Church

  For Us Jesus is the foundation of the church (Mt16:18) so we must look to Him and his teaching on the matter of church purpose (Eph1:22). And according to the Teacher the church was not established...

Speak Life, Hear Grace

*Speak Life Speak life means sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and his sacrifice for our sins. And reconciling us to God by his grace and through faith. But it also means encouraging one another. ...

Praying for a Third Party Candidate

The reasons I cannot vote for Hillary. I have included links in italics below to support my reasons. She is openly pro-abortion. She is a socialist.  She is a criminal. She is a killer. She does not...

Privacy and Accountability

As parents, we should be very mindful of our children’s privacy. We should also foster openness within our families. Openness encourages trust, honesty, liberty and acceptance. Secrets are destructi...

Triune Man

The teachings of the triune man and the three aspects of salvation reconcile many scriptures. Without these teachings scriptures that tell us that as Christians we can be disqualified contradict other...