Though we will not leave this place unscathed our suffering is not in vain. Our suffering is full of divine purpose. God is working in and through your personal pain and sorrow. He is carrying out His will through the suffering.
What does it mean that Jesus Christ is Lord? Generally speaking, a lord is someone with authority, control, or power over others; to say that someone is “lord” is to consider that person a master or ruler of some kind. Who is Lord of your life today? When I was a new believer I had … Continue reading I Believe in Jesus Christ, God’s Only Son, Our Lord
What does it mean that I believe in Jesus Christ, God's only Son…? Let’s start with what this does not mean. It Does Not Mean that Jesus is God’s only Son. Throughout the scripture the term “Son(s) of God” is given to creatures other then Jesus that God himself created. For instance, in the book … Continue reading I Belive in Jesus Christ, God’s Only Son..
This week we are going to unpack the next I Believe Statement: I believe in Jesus Christ, God's only Son, our Lord… Let’s begin by unpacking this I believe statement with a story of a Muslim who came to believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord through a bowl of macaroni and a … Continue reading I Believe in Jesus Christ
I want to take us on the journey of allowing God to establish His power, authority and control in our lives. When it comes to the topic of power, authority and control we all struggle on some level and can find ourselves under the authority and control of something other than the loving infinite, intimate … Continue reading I Believe in God Almighty Creator
This week we kicked off a new series entitled I BELIEVE. I pray you will join us online, on site or through this blog as we dive into our vision “To Know Christ and Make Him Known” by unpacking the Apostles Creed. We will be kicking off every service and blog for the next several … Continue reading I Believe in God the Father
Perhaps one of my favorite quotes concerning the church is a quote given by Bill Hybels. “There is nothing like the local church when the local church is working right.” There is nothing like the local church when he local church s working right. And the local church is working right when it’s firmly grounded … Continue reading There is Nothing Like the Local Church…
25 years ago I was at the lowest place I have ever been in my life. My addiction to alcohol and cocaine had led me to place of physical, emotional and spiritual death. The Bible clearly communicates this death in these words, “you were dead in your transgressions and sins in which you used to … Continue reading NEW LIFE CELEBRATION
Your life has the potential to influence this world for the cause of Christ and make a long-lasting impact for the kingdom of God today and for years to come.
My child I love you! No matter who you are or where you are today you are never outside of God’s loving embrace. Today God is calling you home to Himself. His reckless love pursues you. No matter how far you may have wandered God’s arms are wide open to you today. He longs to … Continue reading Reckless Love