If Jesus were in the United States today, would he be politically active or wash his hands entirely of politics? Would Jesus vote Republican or Democrat, for Biden or Trump, or would he resurrect Reagan or Roosevelt? In a heated political season, how can Christians engage in politics yet still exhibit Christ’s love? In today’s […]
How does God feel about my marriage? How does God feel about my misplaced priorities? How does God feel about the things I care about? Today, we return to our series in The Gospel of Mark. Starting with Mark chapter 10, Pastor Ray will share five enduring truths about marriage found in these verses.
The Apostle Paul’s listing of the nine-fold fruit of the Spirit ends with self-control. That was neither random nor accidental on his part. You see, a believer has to master self-control to gain mastery in all the fruit. You cannot be loving, have a joyful heart, be a peacemaker, etc., without exerting the fruit of […]
Pastor Ray continues our series Cultivate, teaching about Goodness of God.
The fifth of the nine-fold Fruit of the Spirit is kindness. Interestingly, in the early centuries of the church, Christianity was often called “the kind religion” since the Greek words for kindness and Christ were just one letter different. Christians were called the “kind ones.” And in fact, that was true! The kindness of the […]