For the past few weeks of advent, we have been speaking about thehope, peace, and joy we have in Christ.During this season, we arereminded of God's great love for us in sendinghis Son to earth to be born as a baby who would later die on the cross for our sins toreconcile us back to God. We see this in 1 John 4:10,"In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he lov...Keep Reading
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Most of our days are full of reading and writing emails, social media posts, and text messages, but when's the last time you thought of writing as a way to make disciples? The Bible and church history show that God has ordained writing as an important ministry tool, and I think it’s time for the local church to reclaim this tool for the sake of the gospel. ...
One of the most loved Christmas carols of all time is, in fact, not a Christmas carol at all. The song is so familiar and its words are so well known that you really don't notice that the song does not include a single detail of Jesus' birth: no stable, no shepherds, no wise men, no Mary or Joseph, no little town of Bethlehem or choirs of angels or silent nights. It's "J...Keep Reading
As you know, we are in the season of Advent; that time in the Christian calendar when we as a church are preparing our hearts and minds for the celebration of Christmas. Isaiah the prophet spoke of the coming of Christ as a baby when he said: "For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Won...Keep Reading
As the people of God, this is the time of year that we celebrate Advent, the season leading up to Christmas. Through these four Sundays leading up to Christmas Day, we remember that for thousands of years, God's people were anticipating and longing for the coming of God's salvation. They were awaiting a Savior. That's whatadventmeanscoming. This week we praise the Lord for...Keep Reading