The Holy Spirit and His Relation to the Lost

Author Unknown John 6:44; Ephesians 2:12; Luke 19:10 The Holy Spirit is a Person: “He” and “Him”.1) God the Father planned salvation.2) God the Son purchased salvation.3) God the Spirit presents salvation. The Holy Spirit: I. Convicts of Sin (John 16:8)A. Opens the heart (Acts 16:14)B. Turns on the light (Psalm 119:130; Genesis 1:2)C. Reveals […]

“Birds lack faith. They fly away when I enter the orchard, though I mean them no ill. Even so do we lack faith in God.” – Martin Luther


“To put it shortly, the Church forgets that Christianity is not an attitude of mind, but a type of life: a man's spirit is not known by his opinion, but by his action and general conduct.” – William Temple


Family Time

Do you feel like you spend enough time with your kids? Mothers23% Too little68% Right amount Fathers46% Too little50% Right amount (Pew Research) 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

Edifying One Another

I intentionally spend time with other believers in order to help them grow in their faith. 42% Agree31% Neither agree nor disagree28% Disagree “It is as if church goers arrive to sit together as spectators for a game rather than arriving as player-coaches who work together and develop each other’s game.”Scott McConnell, director of LifeWay […]

Dissecting Our Grumbling

Written by: Bill Elliff Nobody enjoys a whiner. Being around a grateful, humble person is energizing. A grumbler sucks the life out of a relationship, a family, an organization. It kills momentum and creates deadly sideways energy. The tragedy is that we’re usually unaware of our grumbling. In fact, we often feel perfectly justified in […]

The Stirring Among Us

God is stirring His people. Across denominational and cultural lines. Across age groups and generational differences. Across theological preferences. There is a stirring, a longing, a hunger I’ve not seen since the days of the Jesus Movement. During the Jesus Movement, the church missed a window of opportunity to see what could have been a […]

Let’s Take Your Temperature

Read Luke 24:13-35 No matter what the ailment is, the doctor usually begins his examination by saying, “Let’s take your temperature!” The same principles applies to the Christian life, for there is more than one “spiritual temperature.” Some Christians are cold. “And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold” (Mt 24:12). […]