Life Together

Life Together

“Let [the one] who cannot be alone beware of community… Let [the one] who is not in community beware of being alone… Each by itself has profound perils and pitfalls. One who wants fellowship without solitude plunges into the void of words and...
Confirm Your Election

Confirm Your Election

2 Peter 1:3 His divine power has given us everything needed for life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 4 Thus he has given us, through these things, his precious and very great promises, so that through them you...
Sacrifices That Please God

Sacrifices That Please God

Read “Remember your leaders who taught you the word of God. Think of all the good that has come from their lives, and follow the example of their faith. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. So do not be attracted by strange, new ideas. Your strength...
Harmonizing With The Melody

Harmonizing With The Melody

Read “I appeal to you, dear brothers and sisters, by the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ, to live in harmony with each other. Let there be no divisions in the church. Rather, be of one mind, united in thought and purpose. For some members of Chloe’s household have...
Open Hands

Open Hands

“There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, Mine!” ― Abraham Kuyper God is sovereign. That’s something we’re all taught in Sunday School. Or maybe we’ve heard it...
Philando Castile: 5 Reasons Why You Should Care

Philando Castile: 5 Reasons Why You Should Care

I live in Hardin, Montana. That is a long way from the shooting incident that took place in Minnesota (not just in a geographical sense). When I read the reports and saw the video my heart was broken. It involved a routine traffic stop of a normal man driving a normal...
Friends

Friends

Psalm 133 opens by saying, “How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity!” Yes, how good it is when people gather together. This is one of my favorite aspects of the church in that we can all come from wherever we are (physically...
5 Simple Tips For Pastors Ministering To Alcoholics

5 Simple Tips For Pastors Ministering To Alcoholics

So you are a pastor. If you are reading this article you have probably encountered members in your congregation who really struggle with alcohol. You are exhausted. Perhaps these people have become close friends and perhaps they have not. But one thing is for sure;...