Ministry Commission

Luke 3:3 When John received the word, he went with the word. No greater testimony could be given of man that he received the word and went with the word. So much is said in the simple phrase “he went.” O’ that we would all go. I am amazed at how many can hear the … Continue reading Ministry Commission

EMPOWERING GRACE

"By the grace of God I am what I am" (1 Corinthians 15:10). The favors of God so far exceed human hope and expectation, that often they are not believed. For God has bestowed upon us such things as the mind of man never looked for, never thought of. It is for this reason that … Continue reading EMPOWERING GRACE

Holy Ambitions

  Ambition for worldly prizes is attractive but vain. Jesus said, “do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth where moth and rust corrupt and thieves break through and steal. But lay up for yourselves treasures in Heaven” (Matthew 6:19-20).  God commends holy ambitions. God’s people are to look for every opportunity to “abound … Continue reading Holy Ambitions

LEARNING TO BE A GREAT CONGREGATION

ACTS 11:19-30    We want to be a great congregation.  That must be our goal.  Who decides what a great congregation is like?  What makes a congregation great?  What areas of ministry are most important to a great congregation?  What do great congregations do?  These are important lessons which we can learn from the book of Acts … Continue reading LEARNING TO BE A GREAT CONGREGATION

HOW TO BE EFFECTIVE AND RIGHTEOUS SERVANTS OF THE GOSPEL IN AN UNRIGHTEOUS WORLD

 Romans 1:15-17    We can be effective servants of the Gospel if we share the same attitude toward evangelism as the Apostle Paul.  The first chapter of Romans contrasts the faithfulness of the Christians which was spoken of throughout the world (Romans 1:8) with the unrighteousness of the lost which had defiled the world (Romans 1:18-32). … Continue reading HOW TO BE EFFECTIVE AND RIGHTEOUS SERVANTS OF THE GOSPEL IN AN UNRIGHTEOUS WORLD

WOW!

I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ!  What an understatement from the Apostle Paul.  Every Christian should be so very proud of the Gospel. It is simple enough for a child to understand. Profound enough to occupy the greatest minds. Beautiful enough to demand wonder and amazement. Powerful enough to save from sin … Continue reading WOW!

PREPARED FOR SERVICE

Let us approach the Bible as both soldiers and scholars.  Let us be scholars in what the mission of the early church and also serve as soldiers following the same book as our guide. God would have us to be prepared.  Before we can begin to march beside the ancient soldiers of the cross in … Continue reading PREPARED FOR SERVICE

BUILD for GODS GLORY

When Nehemiah came to Jerusalem and saw the crumbled walls, he set out to rebuild the fallen. He described this desire as what "my God put into my heart to do for Jerusalem" (Neh. 2:12). He challenged the people saying, "You see the trouble we are in, how Jerusalem lies in ruins with its gates … Continue reading BUILD for GODS GLORY