The Power of a Word for a Denomination – Christian Article

Never underestimate the power of a word. Words can usher in worlds of unspeakable joy or become the catalyst of immense pain. Whether we know it or not, our life depends on words in order to function. We review instructions for food preparation as we pre-heat the oven, examine a bottle of prescription medication for instructions, review road signs as we navigate the highway, and read a contract before we sign on the dotted line. Words matter in the world…

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New Documentary: Spirit & Truth – Christian Article

Recently, I had the privilege to watch the new documentary Spirit & Truth and I want to explain why you should take time to watch it yourself.  The Necessity of Worship As followers of Christ, we are called to worship God. Worship is not something that’s optional. God has created us as beings who will worship God or something else. When we pause to consider the necessity of worship—that God has called us out of darkness into his marvelous light…

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The Meticulous Providence of God – Christian Article

In recent days, I’ve thought much about the providence of God. Why did God allow a doctor to be on the street at the specific intersection in Edinburgh, Scotland at the precise moment of my daughter’s diabetic seizure? That moment has promoted my examination of a thousand other daily occurrences that have caused me to explore the deep wells of God’s divine providence. Thomas Watson writes, in his A Body of Divinity, “There is no such thing as blind fate,…

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Two Church Votes—One was Joyful and the Other was Sorrowful—Both Resulted in Tears – Christian Article

If you’ve been a member within a local church for any length of time, you know that being engaged with a church family has both highs and lows associated with it—much like your nuclear family.  This past week, as we gathered for our quarterly membership meeting, we reviewed items of business and heard from various pastors within our church on ministry reports and important service opportunities that are approaching on the horizon.  What came next were two conclusive church votes,…

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All of Life to the Glory of God – Christian Article

  We are often introduced to the Puritans through the lens of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. However, if your view of the Puritans is centered on a group of religious people who were hunting down witches—you don’t know the Puritans at all. In the documentary PURITAN: All of Life to the Glory of God you will walk through the hallways of history to discover this group of people who sought to purify the Church of England and would eventually flee…

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