Why would God want to claim me as his child when I have failed him?
We are supposed to be in the world but not of the world. As followers of the Messiah, we are to be different, with our focus on heaven.
12/30/2009 by Bill Brant
In the maelstrom of emotion during this holiday season, let God surround you with his peace. Cast all of your worries on him and focus on the things that will truly bring you peace.
12/23/2009 by Tim Archer
The best part of Christmas is not the presents, but the people.
12/16/2009 by Steve Ridgell
Jesus looks at a poor church in Revelation 2 and declares them rich. True riches aren't measured with dollar signs; they are found in the relationships that we build.
12/09/2009 by Tim Archer
God provides the Holy Spirit and a community of believers to help us fulfill our commitment to Him.
12/02/2009 by Steve Ridgell
When a church forgets about love and focuses on rules and regulation, it ceases to be a church. The church of Jesus is an organism, not an organization.
11/25/2009 by Tim Archer
The record of my sins has been shredded by the blood of Jesus. Permanently.
11/18/2009 by Steve Ridgell
Jesus has assured us that he is close to us in our most trying times
11/11/2009 by Tim Archer
Christianity is a public commitment. It must not be hidden.
11/04/2009 by Steve Ridgell
Christians need not fear death or what comes after. Jesus was dead and is now alive and can free us from the fear of death.
10/28/2009 by Tim Archer
Christians are designed to live in community.
10/21/2009 by Steve Ridgell
Jesus wept when he saw the pain and grieving caused by death. He still weeps with us when we are hurting.
10/14/2009 by Tim Archer
There is a life so much richer and fuller than most people can even imagine.
10/07/2009 by Steve Ridgell
A dying boy reminds us of the things we should celebrate
09/30/2009 by Bill Brant
As Christians, we have hope because of what we are waiting, or more importantly, whom we are waiting for.
09/23/2009 by Tim Archer
Not using a health club membership will not get you in shape. It is the same with church membership.
09/16/2009 by Steve Ridgell
The story of Jesus and the woman caught in adultery teaches us how the church should deal with sinful people ... because the church is full of sinful people.
09/09/2009 by Tim Archer
We often get so caught up in the world of our own making that we miss the life God created.
09/02/2009 by Steve Ridgell
We don't just need more life. We need meaning in our lives.
08/26/2009 by Tim Archer
Right intentions, or mistaken ideas, do not make for a relationship with God.
08/19/2009 by Steve Ridgell
Online social networking websites make a promise of community that they can't keep. We need interaction with real people. The church consists of those kinds of relationships
08/12/2009 by Tim Archer
Christianity is having a community of believers who care for you like family.
08/05/2009 by Steve Ridgell
Jesus called his disciples to leave comfortable lives in order to receive lives of purpose and a chance to be a part of God's mission in this world
07/29/2009 by Tim Archer
The decision to follow Jesus requires us to die with him so we can live forever.
07/22/2009 by Steve Ridgell
The apostle Andrew shows us how to tell others about Jesus.
07/15/2009 by Bill Brant