God loves us unconditionally and simply asks us to love Him intimately, humbly serve Him, and to walk with Him in submission and obedience.
Scripture: Philippians 2:3-11
Our purpose is to live for Christ, a life of noticing others so we can minister the encouragement, compassion and comfort Jesus first showed us. As our love shines in the darkness of this world, others see hope. Who is God calling us to notice?
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Philippians 2:1-16
Topic: The Attributes of Christ
Paul poses four questions. If we are encouraged by Christ, can we give that same encouragement to others? If we are comforted by Him, can we comfort others? If we enjoy fellowship or tenderness from God, can we lovingly demonstrate compassion and unity? Of course!
Speaker: Glenn Barteau
Scripture: Philippians 2:1-2
Topic: Church Unity
Dear Roger, After devastating occurrences taking place in my life one after the other I have given up on God! As somebody who from an early age has been taught to trust, confide and love God, I have thoroughly began to feel that me loving and believe in him has been a waste of time! He is the biggest disappointments of my entire life, which is extremely hard for me to be...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Roger Barrier
Do you struggle with losing weight? Every day is a battle, one calorie at a time. And then there is that wicked cupcake, that seductive pizza, that chocolate milkshake that is calling your name. Why do we struggle so with losing extra "poundage"? We obsess over our outward appearance, but seldom focus on the weighty matter of our innermost being-our hearts. Scales scare...
Author: Jack Schull
Dear Roger, I have been deeply offended because my spouse has been mistreated by a trusted friend and I can't seem to get past it. How do I find it in my heart to drop the offense and honestly forgive them? A Wounded Wife Dear "Wounded Wife." I am so sorry for the pain you are experiencing. It is incredibly hard to watch someone you love get hurt. The closer the...
Type: Ask Roger
Author: Mark Marikos
Topic: Preaching & Teaching, Family, Abuse, Forgiveness
How do you know if you are proud? Paul has the litmus test. 1 Corinthians 8:1-3 “Now concerning food offered to idols: we know that “all of us possess knowledge.” This “knowledge” puffs up, but love builds up. If anyone imagines that he knows something, he does not yet know as he ought to know. But if anyone loves God, he is known by God.” This passage convicted me...
Author: Francis Chan