Too often we’re completely unaware of the dangers that surround us and the sins that deceive us. This morning we begin a new study in 1 Samuel chapters 1 – 8. In these verses we will see the life of Samuel and how God began a spiritual rescue in the life of His people through […]
Parenting is a difficult job that requires stamina and submission to God’s plan for doing it. Spiritual parenting is just as hard and also requires an ongoing submission to God’s plan for accomplishing His purposes. This morning we wrap up our study in discipleship by examining how the Apostle Paul utilized the discipleship process in […]
Many consider the sprint relay races taking place in professional track and field to be a work of art. From the perfectly timed takeoffs to the split second hand-offs, the baton makes it around the track in a world record time of 37:04. In the same way, God has designed the baton of discipleship to […]
With the advent of smart phones, getting lost is much harder to do. All you have to do is use google maps and you can see your exact location with the blue dot. Getting from point A to point B is much easier. Travel has been made much easier but we all need to be […]
Lately, we’ve had plenty of rain and sunshine which are the perfect mix for our lawns to grow. Spiritually, we’ve been looking at the issue of discipleship and this morning we look at the next ingredient for spiritual growth to flourish in our lives. Relationships are critical for growth to occur. May God sensitize our […]
How many times have things turned out the way you wanted without making any effort? Probably not many. Most successful activities take purpose, planning and intentionality. Disciple making is no different. This morning we consider the role intentionality must play in our ministry efforts to obey God’s commission for us to make disciples.
One of the keys to a successful building project is having clear and concise blueprints. These give direction for how and where each part will be constructed and incorporated into the overall design. In seeking to fulfill Jesus’ commission to make disciples we need to be reminded of the measure by which ours success will […]
This morning we welcome back Tom Meyer. He will be reciting a portion of 1 John from memory and then sharing some applications for each of us to consider as we respond to God’s Word. May God give us hearts and minds that are ready to receive and obey.
This morning Todd France returns to minister God’s Word to us while Pastor Brad and Rachael are away on vacation. May God prepare each of our hearts to see and hear with spiritual eyes and ears that are ready to listen and obey.
Because every believer is brought to faith by God’s grace working in them, none of us can take credit for saving ourselves. What we can claim credit for are the ongoing struggles with unbelief. This morning we are reminded that there are no followers of Jesus who are immune to the temptations that seek to […]