A Faithful Defense

A Faithful Defense

When we are defending the gospel by giving an account for the hope that is in us, we begin with what defined us as an unbeliever and how that manifested itself. The following question can help us get to those answers: How were you in opposition to God, the gospel and...
Are you in bondage to your liberties?

Are you in bondage to your liberties?

Now I want us to think about the principles of Christian liberties, found in Paul’s epistles, with regards to those who parade their freedoms on social media. While it’s true that we cannot know anyone’s specific motives with certainty, there is a common motive...
The Gospel > Unbelief

The Gospel > Unbelief

As we dive back into our study of Acts and look at an overview of chapters 1-20, one of the major hindrances Luke demonstrates the gospel conquers is rampant unbelief.  This common trait in those we know is something that can easily cause us to doubt the ability of...
Is church membership unnecessary?

Is church membership unnecessary?

During the past several decades, there has been a steady decline in church membership.  Why?  For one, many churches have abandoned it all together. This is due to the fact that it’s far more important for many churches to get warm bodies in the seats than it is to...
The Purpose of Ordinances

The Purpose of Ordinances

So, what is the purpose of the ordinances? It’s interesting hearing how people think of them, which largely depends on one’s church background.  Some view them as just religious routine, with very little personal benefit, much like how giving to the church or...