Archives: August 2013

Find freedom from the worries that hold you captive

What’s keeping you up at night? Maybe it’s a financial situation, disappointing medical news, or a relationship that’s gone sour. Discover encouragement from Jesus’ teaching in the Sermon on the Mount.

Find a biblical anecdote to anxiety in the Sermon on the Mount

Between our health, our finances, and our relationships, there’s always something to worry about! Let's study Jesus’ words in Matthew chapter 6 and find a biblical anecdote to anxiety.

Questions that test our spiritual health, and the role anxiety plays in our lives

When our bodies are sick, a doctor will ask questions and run tests to identify the cause of the illness. But what do we do when the disease is spiritual?

Discover Jesus’ prescription for healthy spiritual sight

If we don’t keep our eyes focused on God, our fears and worries can cloud our vision. A timeless remedy for anxiety in our study of the Sermon on the Mount.

How fear and anxiety can be detrimental to our spiritual health

If you’ve experienced that knot in your stomach, sleepless nights, or clammy hands, you know what it’s like to be “sick with worry”! A thoughtful conversation on worry.

Find out how a belief and trust in God can help overcome anxiety

Worry and anxiety are natural human emotions. But according to Scripture, God provides for our needs so that we don’t have to lose ourselves in worry! Turn to Matthew 6, another journey into the Sermon on the Mount.

Discover what “good theology” means

Every church has a theology, or philosophy, of interpreting the Scriptures. And if we’re not careful, those doctrinal persuasions can divide the church!

A timely lesson about the reality of fear and worry in our lives

From bills and bank accounts, to doctors and discouragements, this world has given us a lot to worry about! A timely lesson from the Sermon on the Mount.

Discover what Jesus said about our catalog of worries

If you were to write down the things you’re worried about, you could probably generate a list a mile long.

The dangers of reading Scripture as disconnected anecdotes, and encouragement to see the Bible as a single narrative

Daily Bible verses and snippets of Scripture can inspire and challenge us. But all the individual passages in Scripture add up to one grand story: God’s story! A perspective-changing discussion.

Wrapping up our study about Christian unity from Romans 14

When studying Scripture, you can spend so much time examining the details that you lose sight of the bigger picture. Let's review the overarching, top priorities in the life of a follower of Christ.

Separating the important issues from the peripheral ones

We all have strong opinions on the gray areas of our faith. But it’s when we start making our convictions mandatory for other believers that we run into problems!

Practical application for the principles on unity from Romans 14

Instructions may look simple on paper, but following them can be a lot harder than expected! Let's take the principles from Romans 14 on unity, and examine how to put them into practice.

Reevaluating the customs we hold dear

There are times when the traditions we cling to are actually the barriers to love and grace entering the church! Another timely message on unity.

Looking at Romans 14 from a parenting perspective

The latest clothing fashion or music trends can send parents into a tailspin. When it comes to raising kids, what things are allowable and what are off limits? Don't miss this important discussion with special guest Jeff Manion.