God gives church members a sacred responsibility to stir up love in the church through honoring those who lead them. In this message, Pastor Ritch teaches from I Thessalonians 5:12-13, about the call to strengthen the local church by supporting and honoring those called to shepherd it.
Every church is still in process of becoming what it one day will be. Our Lord Jesus created her, gifts her, leads her, builds her, blesses her and will ultimately perfect her. And He has given spiritual leaders a sacred responsibility to stir up love in the church through shepherding God’s people.
Christians are often quick to place their trust in saviors that offer to hope of salvation. In this message, Pastor Josh Beakley teaches the ancient call to worship found in Psalm 146, and the strength it holds for our faith today.
The Greek story of Antaeus is a myth of warning. You may remember that Antaeus was a giant who was the offspring of Mother Earth in Greek mythology. He always slept on the ground in order to maintain and to increase his strength, for he drew his strength from the earth. One day, he and… Read more »
For many years the California coast town of Monterey was a pelican’s paradise. As the fishermen cleaned their fish they threw off the leftover parts and they fed these pelicans. The birds, from these gifts of these fishermen, grew fat, lazy, and contented. Eventually, the leftovers of the fish were utilized; they were able to… Read more »