Bible doctrines are much like a globe. When you change your vantage point, the globe obviously does not change, but you see something different. Similarly, as I have grown older - as I have encountered peaks and valleys - I have seen new facets of many biblical gems. Some recent challenges my friends have faced have made me reconsider all that immutability truly means. I have seen a pastor friend lose his father to suicide; I have seen a young lady...
As the World, the Flesh, & the Devil continue to bombard their attack against the family, the Church needs to up its support for families and for marriage. Show who's side you're on... Host a Vow-Renewal Ceremony and provide a reception for guests afterward, taking time to share about the real meaning of 'covenant.' Preach … Continue reading Are You Pro-Marriage?
Some think that faith comes from within, inside of you, but in Ephesians 2:8, Paul reminds us that faith “is the gift of God” and that it comes from God. It is not something we can muster up or dig down deep to find. It is the fruit of God in the life of His surrendered child. In God, this is called foreknowledge. In us, it is the assurance of His foreknowledge. In Him, this is omniscience. For the Christian, it is reliance upon His omniscience.
Article by Pastor Patrick Nix Are you the kind of person that needs to know how something works or why you’re supposed to do it that way? I have asked the same questions myself. “Why do I have to go to church?” “Why Sunday?” “What’s the big deal about church anyway?” I commend you for … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal about Church?