In this second "Equipping the Church" video, Pastors Josh and Pat discuss challenges of living out these commands in our families and in the Church in these difficult times.
We are almost through Series D in The Topical Memory System! It would be a good time review. In fact, the book calls for us to complete the topic and reference quiz on page 55, writing out the topics and references for Series A-C in a simple worksheet (Series A uses the Wheel Illustration, Series B... Continue Reading →
This week in The Topical Memory System, we are considering the call to be disciples of Jesus Christ by serving others. On Monday, we saw that Jesus himself set the example of coming not to be served but to serve (Mk 10:45). Today, we are reminded yet again that the purpose of our faith is not... Continue Reading →
And James and John, the sons of Zebedee came up to him and said to him, "Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you." And he said to them, "What do you want me to do for you?" And they said to him, "Grant us to sit, one at your... Continue Reading →
Throughout Scripture, starting in Genesis 3 and until the institution of the new heaven and new earth in Revelation 21, we find the presence of sin, rebellion against God. Even the most godly find themselves slave to sin at times. David, whom God calls "a man after my own heart" (1 Sam 13:14; Acts 13:22),... Continue Reading →
This year has been an especially challenging one for our family due to significant health problems. In times like these, we often want physical healing, answers, cures... but what we need more is his peace. That was a key part of what Jesus offered in his teachings: "I have said these things to you, that... Continue Reading →