Why Did God Make Me This Way?

Have you ever wondered why God created you in the condition that He did? Have you ever wondered why God gave you the personality type that He did, why you are not as academic as you’d like to be, why you have the body type that you do, why you are not as athletic as... Continue Reading →

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So, What Is Gossip?

Submit your questions using the contact form, on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. We know that gossip is wrong. We know that it is best for us not to participate in gossip, listening to it or ourselves speaking it. Gossip causes conflict and, in most cases, is not accurate information. One of our church members approached... Continue Reading →

What does it mean to be a man or woman?

One of the greatest controversies not only in our day, but in every age on this earth, concerns the role of men and women in society and in the church. Even as we read through the New Testament, we see that there was great gender controversy 2,000 years ago and these controversies looked essentially the... Continue Reading →

Is Poverty Commanded By Christ?

Submit your questions using the contact form, on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Poverty is undesirable. During part of my ministry, I remember making $40k-50k a year. The ministries were fruitful. When it came time for God to move me, I found that it was difficult to be okay with making less. God took me through... Continue Reading →

Should the local church plan outreach? Why?

As we discovered last week, personal evangelism is worked out by God. God works together the circumstances of our lives so that, in those circumstances, His Gospel will be placed in front of the people as a testimony of Him through us. This is the very reason God works together persecution specifically. We are sent... Continue Reading →

Church Planting: Creation, The Great Commission, and The Resolution

As we saw when we considered God’s eternal mission, God’s purpose is His own glory in His creation through the exaltation of Christ and in the abiding presence of the Holy Spirit. We will always have the mandate to multiply in creation and steward creation according to the first and second chapters in Genesis. God... Continue Reading →

Church Planting: a temporal picture of God’s eternal mission, pt. 3

Read Acts 13:2-52 The local congregation was dedicated to fasting and ministering to the Lord. This was a regular part of their worship. The Holy Spirit directed, not only the elders but the whole of the congregation, to set apart Barnabas and Saul do the work they were called to (planting churches just as the... Continue Reading →

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