“Do not be conformed to this world,” the Bible says, “but be transformed by the renewal of your mind” (Rom. 12:2). How do we experience renewal? Read the Bible more? Pray more? Great ideas, but we’ve probably done these things before. Paul challenges us to try something different.
Evangelism doesn’t have to be complicated. Simply promote the church, ask people to come, and welcome them when they do.
In biblical writing a “mystery” is something God reveals. The “mystery of Christ” (Eph. 3:1-6) is the wonderful truth that the Lord brings all nations together in one church. Ephesians 3:1-6 For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for you Gentiles— 2 if indeed you have heard of the dispensation of the grace…
Project Philippines is a team of approximately 15 workers, both Filipino and American, men and women. It is a 3-fold project designed to reach the lost and bring glory to God in the Republic of the Philippines, a nation of nearly 90 million people in the continent of Asia. The Philippines is an island nation…
Jesus is our peace. He breaks down the “dividing wall of hostility” between nations and builds new things in its place (Eph. 2:14-22).
Nehemiah was grieved to hear that God’s people in Jerusalem felt disgraced and vulnerable. The city walls were in ruins. Nehemiah wanted to do something about it. And so he prayed (Neh. 1:1-11). 5 prayers to pray during 2017 1. Pray without ceasing that the Elders will grow stronger 2. Pray without ceasing that the…
“Lost” is a biblical word describing the sad spiritual condition of people who need Jesus. In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul examines what “lost” means (Eph. 2:11-13).
Mary of Nazareth has always been misunderstood. The people of Nazareth thought she was a tramp. One billion church-goers see her as a demigod. She was neither. Mary was a young woman of beautiful but simple faith (Luke 1:26-38).
When people hear the word “meditation,” they think of yoga. Yogic meditation is an attempt to escape reality. Biblical meditation is the embrace of the ultimate reality (Ps. 19:1-14).
In ancient Israel a farmer draped a bag of seed over his shoulder and walked through the field, scattering it on the ground. Naturally, the seed fell on different soil types. Jesus compared soil to the human heart (Luke 8:4-15).