Category: church

From Faith to Faith

“For in it [(the gospel)] the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith, just as it is written: The righteous will live by faith.” (Romans 1:17, CSB) What do you do with good news? You share it! When something big happens – a milestone in your child’s life, the completion of a hard-earned degree, meeting a celebrity –…

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7 Reasons Your Church Needs Senior Adults

I was talking with a friend a few weeks ago – a young pastor. He shared an honest concern I remember mulling over myself in the pastorate. As the church was beginning to reach young couples, students and children, the senior adults felt less and less valuable. They believed “their time” had passed them by in the life of the…

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3 Ways to Know You are in Satan’s Crosshairs

Christian, you have a real enemy. He is a spiritual enemy, waging spiritual war, and he can only be defeated with spiritual weaponry. Your enemy is not flesh and blood, but Satan himself, the accuser of man. He hates you. And he will do everything in his power to ruin you. Satan has millennia of warfare under his belt. And…

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Don’t Rush the Waiting

What if waiting on God produces something within you that quick relief could never produce? What if the purpose of the pain is not in the deliverance, but in the waiting itself? What if the greatest promises of God are not to be experienced on the other side of the mountain, but in the thick of the valley on your way there?

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Christmas Reflections from Sutherland Springs – Birth, Death, Hope, & Joy

This post comes from guest blogger, Pastor Kevin Cornelius. Kevin pastors First Baptist Church of Karnes City, TX which is about 30 miles from Sutherland Springs, where earlier this year the deadliest church shooting on US soil ravaged an entire community. It’s Christmas Eve, and all I can think of is that I have been involved with so many funerals…

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