"It is impossible to abide in Christ if we leave him standing on the doorstep. We need ears to hear the knocking on the door."...Keep Reading
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There is, therefore, no virtue in placing hope in the promises of the Christian faith or in abiding by the Christian ethic if Christianity is not true....
What we must know is how to navigate the situations before us in a way that will foster life in Christ and love for one another....
We have a Savior who will one day make all wrong things right....
It is the resurrection of Christ and the good news of the gospel that we celebrate every Sunday....
Personality Tests Don't Excuse Your Sin is a helpful article available on The Gospel Coalition website. ...
Stewards of Eden provides a careful assessment of the biblical texts, current practices, and potential paths toward a more conscientious and biblical approach to the earth and its resources....Keep Reading
Why, if there is any reason at all, should Baptists take interest in Lent? And if they do, are they stepping onto the slippery slope of legalism that will inevitably end in Roman Catholicism?...Keep Reading
There is nothing magical about the benedictions at the end of our services, but there is something powerful about an appeal to our covenant God to bless and keep us....Keep Reading
Just as the tree of life will provide healing for the nations, so too can a wisely worded sentence bring healing to those who hear it....Keep Reading
There is, therefore, no virtue in placing hope in the promises of the Christian faith or in abiding by the Christian ethic if Christianity is not true....Keep Reading
What we must know is how to navigate the situations before us in a way that will foster life in Christ and love for one another....Keep Reading
The significance of the psalm is that Yahweh is the shepherd ...Keep Reading
This important book has encouraged the persecuted and downtrodden for centuries and can do the same for us....Keep Reading
I’m thankful for such a helpful book that will, I hope, facilitate meaningful conversation about whatever pressing issue is before us....Keep Reading
In an internet age, bad thinking can be perpetuated by liking, sharing, or commenting on posts with logical fallacies....Keep Reading
We must learn to find our security and our joy in God alone. ...Keep Reading
The death of George Floyd and the events surrounding it are tragic because they all efface the image of God. What does that mean?...Keep Reading
Motherhood is a gift from God. Mothers bring life into the world, mitigating the curse of death resulting from sin....Keep Reading
Are Christians disobeying God by staying home from church?...Keep Reading
Due to COVID-19 concerns, we will not meet for our regular gatherings this week. We will continue to assess on a week-to-week basis. If you have questions or need assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org....Keep Reading
"It is by God’s grace that a congregation is permitted to gather visibly around God’s word and sacrament in this world. Not all Christians partake of this grace."...Keep Reading
- No Bible Classes on Sunday - AM Service at 10:45; doors open at 10:30 - No Communion on Sunday...Keep Reading
Please know that we are monitoring the situation and will respond accordingly. If you are feeling sick, please stay home. Though we desire that all gather with us, it is an act of love to others in the church and our community at large to self-quarantine if you suspect illness....Keep Reading
God always remains faithful and true to His promises...Keep Reading
Jesus began the fulfillment of the messianic mission prophesied about in the Hebrew Bible. He invites us to join in that mission as we await his return. ...Keep Reading
God reveals through the gospel and creation that he is powerful and that he deserves to be worshipped. ...Keep Reading
In this book, Tom Schreiner provides a primer on spiritual gifts. ...Keep Reading
Responding to the unchurching of America by unchurching the church simply isn't viable. ...Keep Reading
Partnering with other local churches in these (and other) ways requires sacrifice, humility, and creativity....Keep Reading
Nobody—not even Christians—perfectly exercise self-control. That is why Your Future Self Will Thank You: Secrets to Self-Control from the Bible & Brain Science is so helpful....Keep Reading