The world as we know it will end on October 21st of this year. That's the newest claim by Christian broadcaster, Harold Camping. Camping earned his 15-minutes of fame when he predicted the rapture of believers and end of the world would take place on May 21st. Of course, we're still here. Mr. Camping's word failed to be fulfilled, so he moved on to a new date for his spurious...
Author: Tom Terry
Topic: Bible Prophecy
Few churches understand how to reach millennials for Christ. Over recent months I’ve been collecting and tweeting (@warrenbird) various research, trends and ideas on that topic. Here are some of my better tweets on this important group: Where are the millennial leaders in YOUR church? tips on how to find them by @tonymorganlive Millennials now...
Author: Warren Bird
Wielding Femininity is a set of devotionals about Bible women who used their feminine wiles for good or evil. We can learn much about ourselves from studying their lives.
Type: Bible Study
“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.” Here we find an example of Jesus comforting his disciples. When He tells them not to be troubled, He is comforting them. He then encourages them to trust, to trust in God and trust in the One sent by God, Jesus Christ. Here we must remember that Jesus walked this earth for thirty-three years and...
Author: Brianna Barrier Wetherbee
Topic: Preaching & Teaching, Family
Jesus not only proclaimed Himself to be our shepherd, king, the Way, Truth and Life. He also chose to call us friends. A friend is someone who knows all about you and likes you just the same!
Scripture: John 15:15
Topic: Loving Others
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
Lessons from the life of David teach us how to live as people "after God's own heart."
Three in One. One in Three. The Trinity. God in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit is one of the most misunderstood doctrines in the Christian church. Yet Ed Young teaches in this exciting new series that our awareness of God?s triune nature is pivotal to a growing relationship with Him.
Preachers have provided us with a plethora of postulations. I think I have a pretty definitive answer to that question. Here are some lame ones. Was Jesus doodling to stall for time until He collected His thoughts? Give me a break. He was the Son of God. His thoughts were definitely collected. Was He writing in “sandskrit?” (Forgive the pun). Did Christ scrawl the names of...
Author: Julie Barrier
Topic: Preaching & Teaching
Have you ever grown or tended a garden? There is strategy involved. Within Matthew chapter 13 - Jesus launches into several parables that focus on this concept of Kingdom growth. Why doesn't God just 'fix' things now? We must grow where we're planted. The interwoven life of connection is one we're called to live - because the world needs us to and we need it in order to truly...
Speaker: Ryan Kramer
Scripture: Matthew 13
Topic: Discipleship, Parables