Minister Articles (Page 35)

Focus

It’s almost here! Are you counting down the days? Are you ready for some football? My Packers have their first pre-season game Thursday night. Auburn and Alabama kick off their season on Saturday, September 5. The players are already working hard in practice to get ready. They have been working hard all off season. Don’t…

Go Make Disciples

How do we do that? What does it mean? A disciple is one who has been taught and instructed in how to be a follower of another. The one to follow in the context of the Bible is Jesus. We make disciples by making known or proclaiming the good news about Jesus Christ. The word…

Have You Not Read?

It’s a common question. All of us have been asked it often. But some questions become extremely significant because of the one who is asking. Jesus asked a number of questions. All of which are very important for us to give serious consideration to how we would answer. This is one of those questions. Jesus…

Rafting

The college and young professionals went to the Ocoee River in Tennessee to go white water rafting earlier this month. We had a really great time. It is amazing what lessons can be learned from going on a trip like that. The experience of whitewater rafting is a great metaphor for the experience of the…

2015 Guys Challenge

Our last trip we took before Honduras was a very important one for all of our teens who were able to attend. “The Give Kids The World Mission Trip” to Florida allowed our teens to see and serve in a way that stretched them both emotionally and spiritually. The “Give Kids The World Village” in…

Jesus and Baseball

Luke 21:27-28 At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near. If you know me, you know I like baseball a lot. I love the…

God’s Grace

“For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;” (Eph. 2:8 ) Grace is a gift. A favor. Grace is the gift of God. That is important and often overlooked. As humans we can give a type of grace to one another and we…

Ephesians 3:8-9

8 To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, this grace was given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ, 9 and to make all see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the ages has been hidden in God who created all things through Jesus Christ;…

Blessed and a Blessing

“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.” (Gal. 2:20 ) Can you imagine the words…