What Is The Church?

The basic meaning of the word “Church” in the Bible is “Gathering”. It’s the gathering of God’s children. In Matthew chapter sixteen Jesus explained how He was going to establish His Church. “He said to them, ‘But who do you say that I am?’ Simon Peter answered, ‘You are the Christ, the Son of the … Read moreWhat Is The Church?

A Room Full of Imperfect People

How does God do such an amazing, supernatural work through imperfect people? One of the most common problems people have with church is the people. They’ll say things like, “That church is full of hypocrites.” They aren’t wrong. Churches all over the world are filled with people who make mistakes.  The Body of Christ, the … Read moreA Room Full of Imperfect People

The Purpose of The Body

What is the purpose of being a part of the Body of Christ? Jesus clearly shared His purpose in Luke. “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because He anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor. He has sent Me to proclaim release to the captives, and recovery of sight to the … Read moreThe Purpose of The Body

The Power of Routine

Doing the same thing every day builds momentum for us and sets us up for either success or failure. We see this work in our relationships, work and many other areas. If we make a habit out of not communicating with or showing affection to our spouse, eventually our relationship will dry up.  If all … Read moreThe Power of Routine

Stay Connected To The Vine

“Yes, I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in Me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from Me you can do nothing.” John 15:5 (NLT) These were some of Jesus’ last words to His disciples before He went to the Cross. He was reminding them that He … Read moreStay Connected To The Vine

Comparison: The Thief of Joy

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“Comparison is the thief of joy,” Teddy Roosevelt. It’s easier now to compare ourselves to others than it’s ever been before. All we have to do to see how we stack up against the rest of the world is pick up our phone and look at social media. We’ll see pictures and videos of the … Read moreComparison: The Thief of Joy

Made To Be Unique

We all have an innate desire to be unique. Nobody truly desires to blend in; we want to stand out from the crowd. God placed this desire to be unique in us. He created each of us to different from one another. He rejoices in our individuality because He put it there. God does not … Read moreMade To Be Unique

Life: A Product of What We Believe and Speak

II Corinthians 4 shows us that faith isn’t just what we believe, but also what we speak. The words we say are the product of what we believe in our hearts. The thoughts we consistently hold in our hearts will become what we talk about every day. What we choose to speak will eventually become … Read moreLife: A Product of What We Believe and Speak

The Battle of Focus

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The battle in our hearts between faith and doubt will be decided by our focus. Constantly keeping our focus on the physical world and its hardships will only strengthen our doubt. It will make our life, frustrations and problems seem overwhelming. Our lives are only overwhelming when we view them through the lens of doubt. … Read moreThe Battle of Focus

Living By Emotions

We live in a world where most people are run by their physical senses and their emotions. They make decisions based on what they see and feel. Their reactions to people and situations come from their emotions. We can all relate to this kind of life.  It’s how we lived before we put our faith … Read moreLiving By Emotions

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