Category Archives: Church

The Gospel in Philippians

The letter that the apostle Paul wrote to the church at Philippi was all about the gospel, the good news about the salvation that is available through the crucified and resurrected Jesus. If God would send a letter to your … Continue reading

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The Church Is a Big Deal!

Some people claim to follow Jesus, but do not see the need to be a part of the church. They want to say “Yes” to Jesus, but “No” to the church. These people have a problem. God doesn’t give us … Continue reading

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First Things First

There was a knock on the door of the hut where a missionary in Africa lived. The missionary responded to the knock and found one of the boys from the village holding a large fish in his hands. The boy … Continue reading

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Did You Notice the Difference?

There is a story told about a church that was struggling financially. The preacher asked one of the members to take on the responsibility of overseeing the congregation’s finances. The man, who was the manager of the local grain elevator, … Continue reading

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Quiet Quitting

According to recent reports, something called “quiet quitting” is taking the workplace by storm. This new trend is in the wake of many people literally quitting their jobs to pursue other ventures, or perhaps to just spend some time not … Continue reading

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Too Much Communion?

The early church celebrated the Lord’s Supper on a weekly basis. Luke the historian writes, “On the first day of the week we came together to break bread… (Acts 20:7). Some believers today try to make a case for taking … Continue reading

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Narrow-Minded

Sometimes people accuse Christians of being narrow-minded. They say that followers of Jesus should have a broader view of moral and social issues. They even maintain that Jesus would not be so narrow-minded—that he would share their wider acceptance of … Continue reading

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A Christian Response to “Pride Month”

For the past several years homosexuals and their supporters have designated June as “Pride Month”, a time when the homosexual lifestyle is celebrated with various promotions and festivities. They are certainly welcome to choose to live their lives as they … Continue reading

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Zeal!

Lately we have been watching old game shows on television. I mean shows from decades ago. (Yes, things are really that exciting at our house these days.) Today I couldn’t help but notice the enthusiasm shown by host Allen Ludden … Continue reading

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C.H.U.R.C.H

Before he died on the cross to pay for the sins of humanity, Jesus promised that he would build his church (Matt.16:18). He is currently doing just that, and the building of his church is the most important project in … Continue reading

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