Everybody wants to be great. You do, I do, we all do. That’s a normal desire. No kid ever says, “When I grow up, I wanna be a loser.” Since God our Father is great, and since we have his DNA, we have a genetic passion to be like him: to achieve greatness in life. […]
Money can’t buy happiness! Yet we still live in the gravitational pull of materialism, greed, lust for more. Riches are like a drug: we get strung out on it; yet we still crave more. And the more we get, the more enslaved and less satisfied we become. So here’s the question: What possesses you? If […]
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 […]
Gentleness is the prescription for peace and an evidence of God’s Holy Spirit working in our lives as we walk with Him. Explore this crucial part of the Fruit of The Spirit in our Cultivate series.