Happy Rebirthday

The most enduring memories are the most ritualized ones. 1.    John 3:3 – Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the…

Truths, Trends, and Traditions

There is a major difference between an inspired book and an inspiring book. Scripture is the only book inspired (literally, breathed out) by God (2 Tim. 3:16). While…

Stirring Up Division

4/23/17 – Titus: Stirring Up Division (Titus 3:9-11) In our striving for church unity, we must avoid majoring in the minors. God’s Word teaches us how to maintain unity…

5 Hindrances to Discipleship

Many churches talk about discipleship.  Many Christians say that discipleship is important. If discipleship is so important, why aren’t we doing it? While there are many reasons why discipleship…

The Silver Chair

I finished the 6th of 7 Narnia books this week.  The Silver Chair was a delight! Through dangers untold and caverns deep and dark, a noble band of…

The Hangout House

Kids will spend the most time where they feel the most welcomed. 1.    Josh. 24:15 2.    Bad company corrupts good morals.  (1 Cor. 15:33) 3.    Kids will spend the…

Never Forget How Far You’ve Come

Ministry has gotten comfortably uncomfortable. One of my greatest prayers and passions as a Christian is to be salt and light within a community (Matt. 5:13-16).  While many…

Christ Have Mercy

Christ Have Mercy (Titus 3:1-8) – We will never do enough good works to earn God’s favor.  Our only hope for salvation is if Christ shows us mercy….

Passover

Matthew 26:17-30 As we remember the sacrifice of Jesus, never forget that God is able to pass over our sins because Jesus was the perfect substitute. Perfect Substitute…

Encourage Your Spouse to Read the Bible

You need the Bible.  Your spouse needs the Bible. So what can you do to help one another be consistent in studying the truths of God’s Word? The…

Excited About Fuge Camp

MFuge & XFuge on Mission Camps 2017 Charleston Southern University – June 12-16, 2017 Belmont University – July 5-9, 2017

I Am a Church Member

Thom Rainer’s I Am a Church Member is a great read for anyone who desires a biblical look at what church membership should look like practically. Favorite Quotes…