• WHO is Church: Radical Change

    WHO is Church:  Radical Change

    Ephesians 4:17-24


    The apostle Paul exhorts the believers at Ephesus to "put off your old self" meaning the worldly connections to a life controlled by a continual … more

  • Who Is Church: Opening the Box

    Who is Church: Opening the Box.  January 15, 2017

    Eph. 4:11-14 ESV “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, … more

  • R.I.P. Nominal Christian

    In America, 80% of people call themselves Christian.  Of that, 45% call themselves evangelical, born again Christians, and 25% say they call themselves Christian if asked their religion.  A separate 2 … more

  • Dear Church: The Gift Of God's Word

    Tags: Paul, Ephesus, Word, Jesus, Apostle

    Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, to the saints who are at Ephesus and who are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our father and the Lord Jesus Christ. … more

  • Believe It or Not...

    Tags: Apostle, John, Believe

    "Believe It Or Not..."

    I John

    "Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well." I John 5:1 NIV

    The assurance of our … more

  • What Is Love?

    Tags: Apostle, John, Love

    "What is Love?"

    In the first epistle of John, chapter 4, he describes what is perfect love. As believers we have all the components available to us to become what God intended for each of us to … more

  • Hate Leads to Murder

    Tags: Apostle, John, Hate, Murder

    “Do not be surprised, my brothers and sisters, if the world hates you. We know that we have passed from death into life, because we love each other.” 1 John 3: 13-14 NIV

    The Apostle John often uses … more

  • Just Like Dad

    Tags: John, Child, Dad

    As sons and daughters we take on our earthly father's characteristics and mannerisms. We were created in God's image and as we join his family through salvation in Jesus Christ, we begin to take on … more

  • Light and Darkness

    Tags: Apostle, John, Light, Darkness

    The apostle John uses the illustration of light and darkness in the books of his name found in the Bible’s New Testament. He uses these terms as an illustration of Christ's divinity and the truth of … more