TESTIMONY: Over and Above What You Could Ask or Imagine
While returning from vacation in January, a family from our congregation was left stranded in Florida when the airline they were flying on had a computer system malfunction. They were… read more →
Why Baptists Are Leaving the Local Church
Tom Cheyney & Rodney Harrison, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary discuss issues that churches are facing today. People don't since God's presence, they're looking for Him. They're looking for a sense of joy, a sense of vision, a sense of purpose and a sense of mission. Click the logo to listen
Online Basic Buddhism Course through RKINA
Rissho Kosei-kai Buddhist Center offers an online course on basic teachings of buddhism from the ekayana perspective in English.
What to wear on Trinity Sunday (and beyond)
In a brief respite from Tangled Up in Blue, everyone’s favorite scintillating tour through the Blue Book of General Convention, I thought I would turn our gaze toward fashion. Wait, what?
Niwano: Reflections on Living Together in Diversity
Voyager 1, a space probe launched by NASA 39 years ago in 1977, left our solar system in 2012 and entered interstellar space. As an artificial object, it has traveled the farthest and has been updating the record in human history. Voyager 1 completed its mission to explore the planets Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus, and as it left the solar system, it sent back 64 photographs. In them, we see the Earth photographed from a distance of 6.5 billion kilometers.
Faith Church Blog
We talk about love all the time. We ask if our comments were ‘loving’; if our actions were ‘loving’; if we sought to love someone more than ourselves. But have you taken the time to pause and ask, “What does it mean to actually love someone?” I would like to flesh out a definition of love that will help measure all our actions so we can truly tell if what we are doing and saying is ‘loving’ In What Did You Expect , Paul Tripp defines love as willing self-sacrifice for the betterment of another, without any expectation or reciprocity. Willing Love can’t be compelled. If you are being forced to do something, then it can’t be loving. Imagine Jesus going to the cross because God the Father made him do it. Would…
What Would Happen if the Church Tithed?
The church of today is not great at at giving. This isn’t exactly news. But it is a statistical fact: - Tithers make up only 10-25 percent of a normal congregation. - Only 5 percent of the U.S. tithes, with 80 percent of Americans only giving 2 percent of their income. - Christians are only
Current Sunday Sermon
Ministries is a church word people often use but rarely explain its meaning. For us, our ministries are ways in which we serve God, serve each other, and most importantly, be reminded that "When you have the SHEPHERD...you have EVERYTHING you need!"
10 ways to improve your prayer life
Hear expert advice about making space for prayer in a busy lifestyle.
How to Listen to God's Word
Whoever listens to God’s Word with an open heart and alert mind will receive from Him.