When we try to protect our own agenda, it’s not easy to keep our motives pure. In fact, sometimes we do the right things, but for the wrong reasons. So how do we get out of that trap?Read More »
If you grew up in a church that celebrates communion, you know how meaningful it is to remember our Savior’s sacrifice. Let’s reflect on this sacred celebration that’s at the core of our faith.Read More »
Every commitment we make bears a price tag, and for the follower of God there’s no exception.Read More »
Remembering those brave souls who trusted God in the face of great persecution.Read More »
It can seem humbling to serve others—you sometimes feel like a servant. Serving almost implies that the other person has control over you and your actions. But the Bible is clear that Christians serve.Read More »
Whether God calls you to a distant mission field, or right next door, you can be sure the reward is great for those who relinquish everything to follow Him!Read More »
Not all of us are called to minister in a foreign country. In fact, moving to an under-privileged culture may have never even entered your mind. A fascinating discussion about faith and adventure.Read More »
As a teacher, how would you measure whether you are accomplishing anything by your teaching?
How would you evaluate the depth and maturity of a Christian who wanted to be your pastor?
PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate that apart from the Holy Spirit, God’s standards mock us.
As a teacher, how would you measure whether you are accomplishing anything by your teaching?Read More »
We tend to think of religion as something Christians do on Sunday.
Jesus says that it’s worked out in the Monday-to-Friday world.
How would this look in our Monday-to-Friday world?
PURPOSE: To help listeners see that what Jesus is talking about in the judgment of the future is worked out in the compassion of the present.
We tend to think of religion as something Christians do on Sunday.Read More »
In Matthew 25:24-28, Jesus pictures a man who buried a large amount of money rather than invest it, and who says that he did this because he feared his master.
In the parable, whom does the master represent, and whom does the servant represent?
PURPOSE: To help listeners understand how fear and devotion may be the opposites.
In Matthew 25:24-28, Jesus pictures a man who buried a large amount of money rather than invest it, and who says that he did this because he feared his master.Read More »