A Healthy View of Ministry

“You yourselves bear me witness, that I said, ‘I am not the Christ,’ but, ‘I have been sent before Him.’ He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this joy of mine is fulfilled. He must increase, but I must decrease. He who comes from above is above all; he who ...

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The God of All Comfort

Please don't give up.  Remember that His love is unfailing. Many of us know what it’s like to get into a dark and lonely place where you feel like there’s no way out.  You try to put on a happy face, hope the feelings will pass, trust your faith more. Many times it's a downward spiral of untruths that take hold in your heart and mind that brings us to that place.  ...

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Get Out of Town

The Frenchman Jules Verne wrote the novel in 1873, and two movie adaptations have been made (1956, 2004). In fact, the 1956 film won several Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The story? Around the World in 80 Days, of course! It’s the story of Phileas Fogg of London and his valet who accept a £20,000 wager—a challenge to travel around the world in 80 days.

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Dreaming Small

Singer, songwriter Josh Wilson sings about dreaming small: Dream small, don’t bother like you’ve gotta do it all, Just let Jesus use you where you are. One day at a time, live well, loving God and others as yourself. Find little ways where only you can help, with His great love, A tiny rock can make a giant fall, dream small. Josh Wilson was singing this at an end of school teacher appreciation breakfast at Trickum ...

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Fun Family Faith Activities

Researchers affirm what Christian families have known intuitively for years: Families that eat together, pray together and play together are stronger. But today’s crazy schedules and priorities make it more difficult for families to do this. So Focus on the Family has made it easier for you to invest a bit of time each week to have devotions with your family.

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How to Be a Good and Faithful Servant

Everybody has a secret. If you were required to reveal your secret to others, you would be so ashamed and mortified that you’d want to leave or crawl down into a hole to hide. Because of our secrets, most Christians believe that God is angry with us. God has called me to tell Christians the truth that, because of justification and imputation, God isn’t angry with them...and never will be.

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Friday’s Featured Sermon: “Fifteen Words of Hope”

John MacArthur's message “Fifteen Words of Hope” has been referred to as “the finest single summary of the gospel message in the entire sermon catalogue. Expounding the rich truth of 2 Corinthians 5:21—“He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him”—John walks us through the glorious doctrines of justification, imputation, and reconciliation, explaining how, as he ...

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