Speaking the Truth in Love

Posts from February 2018

Matthew 21:21

Matthew 21:21 21 Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done.

It’s Good to Be a Man

Several years ago my good friend Eric Welch forwarded me a funny list of reasons why it’s good to be a man: 10 You know stuff about tanks. 9 You can go to the restroom without a support group. 8 If someone forgets to invite you, he can still be your friend. 7 You can…

Seizing Opportunities to Shine the Light to Strangers

Seizing Opportunities to Shine the Light to Strangers Benjamin Franklin said, “If you want to be remembered after you’re dead, write something worth reading, or do something worth writing about.” Are you currently doing something worth writing about? Marcus Aurelius Antoninus said, “The true worth of a man is to be measured by the objects…

Life and Death Choices

Introduction In American culture February 14 is associated with happy and sweet things – chocolates, cards, roses, good meals at special restaurants, gifts of jewelry, marriage proposals. “Happy Valentine’s Day” is our greeting. But for the host of people bereaved, injured, or traumatized by the shooting in Parkland, Florida, it’s going to be very difficult…

Save a Soul From Death

Our mission as Christ’s church echoes steadily in our ears from the lips of Jesus, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature” (Mark 16.15). We know that Jesus is coming back with flaming fire and will take vengeance on those who did not obey the gospel (II Thess. 1.8). It…

“Being There” Isn’t Enough

Paul urges older Christian women to “teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children” (Tit. 2:3-4). Some parents may wonder why young mothers would need love training. Don’t parents naturally love their children? Don’t mom and dad show their love when they feed their kids, clothe them,…

2018 Spring Quarter Adult Sunday School Classes

2018 Spring Quarter Adult Bible Class  Beginning March 4th, 2018   Room 1 – David Wright – Real Women, Real Problems: A study of some women in the bible who struggled with everyday issues. Fellowship Room – Steve McClelen – How Well Do You REALLY Know The Bible? (Part l) Auditorium – Jason Turner –…

Numbers don’t lie: How to grow the Kingdom

Numbers don’t lie: How to grow the Kingdom When it comes to asking people for Bible studies, this will take time to become a habit, and to become comfortable with doing this in practice. But when you are talking to a friend, family member, someone known, someone at a cub scout meeting, a waitress serving…