Minister Articles (Page 6)

Words of Wisdom

20My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words. 21 Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; 22 for they are life to those who find them and health to a man’s whole body. 23 Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the…

Whom You Represent

I know we have all been told, but how often do we seriously consider the impact of our actions and our words? Do you know that you represent and reflect on everything with which you are associated? A visitor will evaluate and judge our entire congregation by the one or two they happen to contact.…

Approve Carefully

The Bible truly is the book of life.   It not only shows us the way to eternal life, but God also gives us detailed information as to how we are to live our lives now.   Paul gives some very wise and helpful advice to Timothy.   Do not be hasty in the laying…

Bible Class

Our Fall quarter is quickly approaching and Bible class teachers are in preparation to begin teaching our children’s classes. We appreciate the time and energy each of our teachers will put into preparing lessons for our kids! When I was working with children as a counselor I had three rules for children to follow and…

Music

Why is there no music in your church? Read 1 Corinthians 11:2 I have been asked these questions: Do you not like music? Why can we not have music in our service? Is it bad to do that? We call ourselves Christians, and we are trying to establish and practice the doctrinal teachings of Jesus…

School Routine

Deuteronomy 6:6-9 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. You shall bind them as…

Baptism or Confession

What is the method of salvation? Based on conversations I have had in the past with people, this question came up often. They ask because they were saved by asking Jesus into their hearts according to Romans 10:9. Others may have challenging questions or arguments such as, According to Ephesians 2:8,9 we are not saved…

Our Challenge – Their Challenge

Paul dealt with a serious problem in the Corinthian church almost two thousand years ago. Some were saying there is no resurrection from the dead. In essence Paul responded, if there is no resurrection from the dead, then there is nothing after death and this life is all there is, then let us eat and…

Blessed With A Gift

As the craziness of summer winds down for me, teachers across the nation and especially our beloved teachers in Birmingham are walking into their classrooms this week to do what they do best…bless our children with the gift of teaching. This is the time of year that my wife’s life gets crazy busy.   I…

How Prepared Are We

1 Peter 3:13-15 Who is there to harm you if you prove zealous for what is good? But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make…