Consider Your Commitment

Consider Your Commitment1 Peter 3:8 If you are in Christ, you are called to a community of believers. The church is God’s design, imperfect as its people may be. He has designed believers to be in community with one another for the purpose of encouragement and...

Happiness

HappinessPsalm 1 Everyone wants to be happy. We long for happiness. Just do a simple search on the internet for inspiring quotes about happiness and you’ll find plenty of pithy attempts at finding happiness. We legislate happiness. Our very Declaration of Independence...

The Freedom to Forgive

The Freedom to ForgiveMatthew 18:21-35 Everybody loves to be forgiven. Few love to do the forgiving. Forgiveness is difficult. I trust as you read this you can think of several things you need to be forgiven for. By God’s grace, there are surely people who love you...

He Is Alive!

He Is Alive!1 Corinthians 15:1-2 He is dead. As the sun set that bloody Friday in Jerusalem, the news is breaking: He is dead. As the murderous mob began to disperse, with unsettling satisfaction they together declare: He is dead. As a grieving mother, family, and...

Help!

Help!Romans 8:12-17 Have you ever failed to recognize that all you needed was right in front of you? Have you spent half the morning looking for your car keys, only to realize they were in your pocket? Years ago, a Peruvian fishing vessel encountered a Spanish ship...

Just Keep Praying

Just Keep Praying, for the Lord Knows YouMatthew 7:7 Have you ever found yourself asking, “What’s the point of prayer?” Each of us, from time to time, have likely battled a quiet cynicism over prayer. Perhaps you find yourself too distracted to prayer: “Why can’t I...