Easter 2022: Women and the Empty Tomb of Jesus

Think about the situation from the perspective of the disciple of Jesus of Nazareth that first Easter Sunday morning. Their leader was dead, He was killed on a Roman cross at the behest of the Jewish religious leadership. Jesus spoke to those disciples in such a way that they believed He was going to lead … Continue reading Easter 2022: Women and the Empty Tomb of Jesus

IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT

2022 #4It is a classic question: “If God created everything, then who created God?” Skeptics have used this question to throw believers into a knot of questions about God’s existence. In fact, unbelievers and believers have wrestled with the idea of an eternally-existing God. Kenneth Samples points out that God is unlike everything else, God, … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT

Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 8

Read Numbers 21:1-9.The Lord had provided for the community of Israel throughout their journey in the wilderness, even when they grumbled and complained. At this point in the narrative, their journey took them near the southern edge of the Promised Land. It was here that they encountered the Canaanites, who engaged them in battle and … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 8

Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 7

Read Numbers 20:1-13.The people of Israel had wandered in the wilderness for forty years. At each point in the journey, instead of ever-increasing faith and trust in God, the people groaned, whined, and complained about almost everything. In the Wilderness of Zin, there was a lack of water. The people argued with Moses and began … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 7

Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 6

Read Numbers 13:1-3, 27-33; 14:1-10.The book of Numbers records that grumbling and complaining were the order of the day as the people of Israel approached the Promised Land. God commanded Moses to send out twelve leading men from the tribes to spy out the land, its produce, and the military capability of the people that … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 6

Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 5

Read Leviticus 6:8-30, Romans 8:1-4.Have you ever thought about what happens during the worship service at the church you attend? Each element of the service means something and should be designed to draw you into fellowship with God. In reality, worship should begin in the heart of an individual and then extend to all areas … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Wilderness 5

Social Justice Project #36

Practical Concerns and QuestionsAm I responsible for what my great-great-grandfather did?I found out through some genealogical research that an ancestor of mine fought in the American Civil War. That ancestor fought in the Confederate Army. In the most technical sense of the word, that ancestor was committing an act of treason against the United States. … Continue reading Social Justice Project #36