• Discipleship

    Discipleship Takes Time

    A sermon a week is not a good discipleship plan. If you are a follower of Jesus and only have an hour of discipleship once a week, then your knowledge and relationship with him is going to be filled with holes. Most of us need to rethink our priorities in life to allow true discipleship to happen. Yes, we are all busy with life and a lot of it is good. But, don’t let the busyness of life stop you from taking larger amounts of time to know and follow Jesus. What fills your weekends? What are the goals in your evenings? What are you doing with you vacation time?…

  • Gospel Story

    God’s Plan & Man’s Rebellion Against Him

    From the very start of creation, God made man in his own image and gave him the privilege of having a personal relationship with him. Yet, through man’s own rebellion toward God (in Adam and Eve) and desire to live apart from him, this relationship has been cut off. But, there is great news for us! Although we deserve it, God hasn’t just wipe us out. Out of his own love he planned a story of redemption that would allow the his people to return to him. God’s Plan from Adam to Jesus Right in the story of humanity’s rebellion, we see that God is not caught off guard or…

  • Devotional Thoughts

    Are You Groggy Today, Christian?

    Groggy day? Easily irritable? Focused? A question I need to ask myself every day: Am I walking into the day “filled with the Spirit,” “renewed” in my mind, putting “on the new self?” Am I going to fight for it or try to coast today? “And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit…” “…the truth is in Jesus, to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true…