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

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

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

FAITH AND FOCUS: Believe and Speak

God is a faith God. He spoke and things that never existed before were made real. We’ve seen that our faith has the same potential as God’s faith. So, why do we not always see the same results? It’s possible that we do not believe His words the same way He does. God has total … Read moreFAITH AND FOCUS: Believe and Speak

FAITH AND FOCUS: Totally Dependent On God

Faith is being totally dependent on God. We often hear statements like that and mentally or verbally agree without letting it truly sink into our hearts. Being totally dependent on our heavenly Father would require laying aside all of our preconceived notions about life.  It requires us to put all our confidence in Him based … Read moreFAITH AND FOCUS: Totally Dependent On God

FAITH AND FOCUS: The Potential of Faith

“By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.” Hebrews 11:3 (NKJV) Our heavenly Father is a faith God. What He sees does not affect Him.  Instead, God speaks into being what He desires. “In … Read moreFAITH AND FOCUS: The Potential of Faith

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