Don’t Wound the Wounded

We need to not treat people like the Pharisees treated the woman caught in adultery. We need to treat people like Jesus did. He spoke the truth in love. He wasn't soft on sin. But he was loving and kind to unbelievers and to true believers in him. He was only harsh with hypocrites who … Continue reading Don’t Wound the Wounded

Would You Recognize Him?

John 1:1-5 ESV “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of … Continue reading Would You Recognize Him?

Enable Your Servants

Summary of Acts 4:1-22 Peter and John, apostles of the Lord Jesus Christ, were publicly speaking to the people, proclaiming Jesus Christ crucified and having risen from the dead. But, the Sadducees, who did not believe in the resurrection of the dead, and the priests, and the captain of the temple were annoyed with the … Continue reading Enable Your Servants

My Heart’s Desire and Prayer

Romans 10:1-4 ESV “Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved. For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to … Continue reading My Heart’s Desire and Prayer

The Church in Action

What is “the church”? The church is an assembly of people across the globe who have trusted in Jesus Christ, God the Son, to be Lord (owner-master) and Savior of their lives. They have died with Christ to sin, and they have been resurrected with Christ to newness of life in him, created to be … Continue reading The Church in Action

Oddballs for Christ?

With my lips I declare all the rules of your mouth. In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches. Psalm 119:13-14 ESV Fifteen years ago this month my life changed forever. For six years my husband and I had been ministering to college age adults out of our home … Continue reading Oddballs for Christ?

Speak the Truth

Psalm 40:1-3 ESV I waited patiently for the Lord; he inclined to me and heard my cry. He drew me up from the pit of destruction, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure. He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to … Continue reading Speak the Truth

No Fear! Tell Them!

Matthew 28:1-4 ESV Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. … Continue reading No Fear! Tell Them!

God is Able When We are Not

Ephesians 3:7-13 ESV Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God's grace, which was given me by the working of his power. To me, though I am the very least of all the saints, this grace was given, to preach to the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, and … Continue reading God is Able When We are Not