When the Messiah is born, the fact that shepherds are the first to be given the news speaks both to the character of God and the nature of our own mission today.
As Christians we believe Christ offers the best hope for unity among all peoples. But what does that unity look like? On what is it based, and how does it work? Paul writes to his Ephesian audience to answer those very questions.
In the final lesson of our “No Limits” series, we look at how the Word of God is meant to be a powerful force meant to change us, and how we can better allow it to be effective in the lives of those around us.
Opportunity is the stuff evangelism is made of - how do we ensure we’re ready for it? In Colossians 4, Paul lays out some ways Christians can be ready to make the most of every opportunity to share Jesus.
Belief always comes with baggage. John’s Gospel helps us navigate those unsure waters and see all levels of belief as a starting place for something more. Scripture - John 10-12
Pushing back against our tendency to complicate our mission, Paul reminds us of the beauty and the simplicity of the Gospel in Romans 10:1-15.
Christians are invited to bring all of our burdens to the foot of the cross- including the burden of grief. When we do, the cross responds in three powerful and transformative ways.
At first glance, Israel’s penchant for idol worship seems far removed from us today, both in time and concept. A closer look at the nature of idolatry, however, reveals just how much it is still a snare for us today, even within our own Christian faith.
As Christians we abide in the constant presence of God- how should that reality change us? Jacob’s own encounter with God in Genesis 28 gives us 4 things to consider.
The attitude with which we bring our appeal of the Gospel is crucial for its effectiveness. In 1 Thessalonians 2, Paul presents three attitudes for us to consider as we share Jesus with others.