Our New Covenant

We recently adopted and approved a new covenant for our church family.  Having previously written about church covenants in another blog (read here) I wanted to take a moment to refresh our minds on the importance of possessing and striving to live by the covenant we...

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Seek First the Kingdom of God

And now it’s March!  We often talk about how busy things are during the holiday season, but I’ve noticed that it’s really not that much different year round.  Daylight Saving Time begins on March 10th and the first day of spring is March 20th.  Along with these...

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Did Jesus Ever Claim to be God?

The question of Jesus' deity was formally settled by the early church at the Council of Nicea in A.D. 325.  Yet I still find this vital doctrine challenged by many people today.  Often times this rejection of truth comes from critics of Christianity who seek to...

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Expressing Our Love for God

It’s now the 2nd month of the year, aka the “month of love.”  That’s right—Valentine’s Day is upon us.  And as people express their love for that special someone in their lives we, as Christians, should be sure to show our love for God.  Better still, we should...

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Why a Church Covenant?

An often overlooked part of most local churches is their church covenant.  Every church should have a covenant and most churches do.  However, having one and living by it is way too often polar opposites in the hearts of some of God’s people.  Some members have no...

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Why Church Membership?

Church membership is something that many have taken for granted over the years.  Or, better stated, it's something that many Christians have never given much thought to.  They may have walked down the aisle of a local church service, told the pastor they wanted to...

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I Surrender All

During some of our past Wednesday night Bible studies we’ve seen from Scripture that the purpose of the church is to glorify God (Ephesians 3:21).  That is why we exist both individually and corporately as the body of Christ.  Every time I think of the reality that...

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Placing Our Eyes Upon God

We are facing a new year.  Thanksgiving is gone; Christmas celebrations are over; and right before us is 2019.  I’ve told many of you that I feel like the entire year of 2018 has been but a blur.  Again, the holidays have come and gone and we are preparing to enter a...

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A Last Will and Testament

A last will and testament is something we prepare prior to death that instructs one or more persons on how to distribute our property upon our death.  Have you ever wondered what you’re going to leave behind?  You may be thinking, “Everything!”  Yes, that is very...

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