You might know the story of Jethro, Moses’ father-in-law, coming to visit him in Exodus 18. If every visit we had with relatives paid off like this visit did, we would encourage more visits.
Moses was leading the nation of Israel, 2 million plus people who had grown up in slavery. That’s not a job one volunteers for, it has to be a calling. Even when it is a calling that comes with certain gifts and talents, there is still so much more to learn, to lead well.
After their greeting, dinner and a sleep, Moses goes back to work the next day. Jethro observes how Moses stands before the...
When Jesus was revealed as the Christ in Matthew 16:18, He immediately declared His purpose for the Church Age (2000 years from the birth of Christ until he is to return for the Church). He said, “I will build my church and the gates of hell will not prevail against it”… I believe this is the Greatest Commission of all – everything else fits under this.
Paul said in 1 Corinthians 3:10,
“According to the grace of God which is given unto me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds thereon. But let every man take heed how he builds...
Happy New Year!A New Year can bring new possibilities. If you are a steady and growing person, then keep doing the things that have kept you on this path. But also, reach out for more. Challenge yourself. If you find yourself in trouble often, then 2019 is a year to make some new choices that will keep you out of trouble. God is always available to help and so are we if we can. We aren’t omniscient or omnipresent like He is, but sometimes we can help.I want to encourage you to Reflect on 2018 and before. Reflection is necessary to get the most out of an experience. We all have...
As we come to the close of another year, we all want to wish you the very best Christmas with family, friends and your local church. We celebrate the birth of Jesus and all that means to us and God’s plan for mankind.
Christmas isn’t the happiest event for everyone on this planet though. With broken relationships and families, holidays can be painful and not the easiest of times. Let’s look out for people like this during the holidays, it’s an excellent opportunity to share the love of Christ.
One of the beauties of the church today is that we are the Body of Christ. That means we are...