30 things the Bible says to Pastors

A Biblical Theology of Pastoral Leadership 1 Timothy   1. Pastor’s must rebuke and correct false teaching (1:3-5) 2. Pastor’s need to demonstrate the grace of God in their lives through their salvation and call to service (1:12-16) 3. Pastor’s need to hold on…

Discovering and using your spiritual gifts

1 Corinthians 12:4-7 4 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit. 5 There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 6 There are different kinds of working, but the same God works all of them in all men. 7…

The Habit of Spiritual Breathing

1 John 1:5-2:2 5 This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. 6 If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and…

Praying like Jesus

Jesus Teaches Us to Pray Matthew 6:5-8 5 “And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others. Truly I tell you, they have received…

Weekly Prayer Guide

Matthew 7:7-11 7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be…

THE HABIT OF BIBLE INTAKE

    Healthy Habits: We work out what God works in Phil. 2:12-13 12 Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling,…

Transformation is God's Will for your Life

Spiritual transformation is God’s will for every follower of Jesus Christ. Here are some key concepts we need to know and put into practice: 1. It is only the Holy Spirit who can transform our lives, reveal Jesus to us and make us more…

Faith Facts

Faith Facts • Ex. of Indiana Jones; faith is never a blind leap, it is always an obedient step based upon facts • Hebrews 11:1,“the assurance of things hoped for and the conviction of things not seen”; the commitment goes beyond the revelation but…

The Gospel is Good News

The gospel is good news. It is the good news of salvation in Jesus Christ (Romans 1:16). It is the good news of forgiveness, transformation and eternal life in Heaven (Titus 3:4-7, 2 Corinthians 5:17, Philippians 3:20-21). The Bible, however, makes it clear that…

Your Mind Matters

Your Mind Matters Col. 2:8-10 8See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ. 9For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity…