Posts with the category “church”
Day Of The Christian Martyr
July 3rd, 2021
This post was written by Rebekah Bove. Rebekah is a member of our church and a full time missionary for the International Mission Board. This Tuesday, June 29, 2021, has been set apart by believers na...
The Chinese Bible
January 25th, 2021
There was a report in the National Review back in October about the Chinese government creating its own translation of the Christian Bible. Cameron Hilditch reported, “Earlier this year, we learned of...
Worship Is A Weakness?
January 12th, 2021
Recently Relevant Magazine interviewed Pastor Rick Warren about Covid-19 and the church. In the interview Warren said that the pandemic has revealed a big problem in the church...we focus too much on ...
Profiling And Dividing
December 8th, 2020
Think about your identity. How do you identify yourself? Think about how we identify others. “Oh he is a doctor.” or “She is a lawyer.”, “Suzie is the wife of Bob and a stay at home mom of 3.”, “He’s ...
Happy Reformation Day
November 1st, 2020
October 31, 1517. A German Agustinian Monk walked to All Saints Church in Wittenberg, Germany. The monk had a hammer, nails and a scroll in his hands as he approached the large wooden doors. Unrolling...
God Was Not Satisfied?
October 28th, 2020
One of my favorite hymns is “ In Christ Alone”.While searching the internet for various versions of the song I came across an old internet article about it being eliminated from a hymnal. Supposedly t...
We Are So Judgemental
October 13th, 2020
This past week Hillary Clinton released her new podcast called You And Me Both. In her first episode she had on political activist and preacher William Barber II. They discussed the current events in...
How Can I Know My Spiritual Gift?
September 3rd, 2020
We have seen over the last few articles the Bible’s teaching on serving God. To summarize what we have learned so far; you are to serve Him, in His church, by the power of His Spirit, through the gif...
How Do We Serve?
July 29th, 2020
We have seen over the last few articles the Bible’s teaching on serving Him. Last time we answered the question of why we should serve. In this article we will look at how we should serve Him. God’s w...
Serving Because of Your Love For God
July 28th, 2020
The last few articles have been focused on the Bible’s teaching in regards to service. We first saw that we are commanded to serve, then we learned we are slaves for Christ ,and that lastly our motive...
Serving Because You Love Your Neighbor
July 24th, 2020
In this series on serving God last week I started on the “Why?” of service. I mentioned how there are three principles to look at. The first one is that we are slaves to Christ. Now today I’m going to...
You Are Not Your Own
July 23rd, 2020
If I was to ask you how you would describe your relationship with God what words would you use? Loving? Graceful? Beautiful? Strong? Great communion? Distant? Last week I answered the question of, if ...
To Serve Or Not To Serve?
July 20th, 2020
A pastor once explained that there are two types when it comes to church service; World War 2 and The Vietnam War. He said in WW2 everyone was for the war and understood its importance and anyone and...
Out With The Old!
February 2nd, 2020
A small country church made the news recently for a new growth strategy it is implementing. The Washington Post reported, “Church leaders voted to shutter the Cottage Grove church temporarily, and the...
Beyonce Worship Services
November 17th, 2019
In April of 2018, over 900 people attended a Beyonce Service at Grace Cathedral Church in San Francisco. Now two more churches in New York will be having the same service. What is the Beyonce Service...
Confessing To Plants
October 1st, 2019
What if I were to tell you that we are to confess our sins to plants? That all the wrong we do to our environment needs to be atoned for and we must confess these things to nature? You may not think ...
A Psychic Minister?
June 7th, 2019
The Christian Post recently reported that The Vision Church in Atlanta, GA has added a psychic medium to their staff. Lakara Foster claims to commune to the dead for the staff of the church. The artic...
The Cussing Pastor
May 3rd, 2019
A Memphis pastor defended his decision for having a twerking contest (a sexually provocative dance) at his church by telling everyone “F*** You”. Yes that is right. This pastor openly, publicly and wi...
Can Christians Be United?
February 6th, 2019
A recent article from Christian Post reports that, “Churches worldwide are planning to observe the annual “Week of Prayer for Christian Unity” starting on Friday to promote ecumenical practices. First...
They Love Jesus But Not The Church
August 16th, 2018
A new Pew Research study revealed some interesting information about our society’s view of church. According to the study 70% of people view themselves as religious but do not go to church. An article...