Photo by Andreea Ch on Pexels.com As we begin our study of 1 John, the statement on the cover of our Explore the Bible study guide from LifeWay stood out as the best possible introduction for this series. YOUR LIFE REFLECTS YOUR BELIEF.Our world is full of opinions about spirituality and morality. People mix and … Continue reading Walking In the Light
The post "Who Do You Say I Am?" was removed after comments were received that stated the post misrepresented Reformed theology, mis-handled the Gospel, and did not accomplish its intent without offending those who hold Reformed beliefs. As I told one of them, my deepest desire is to glorify God, declare the truth, see souls … Continue reading Apology
I thought it was important to take this opportunity to declare the victory. It is probably not the victory that first came to your mind. However, it is the only victory that any of us should be declaring. It is the victory Christ secured over two thousand years ago and is the only victory that … Continue reading Victory!
There are storms in life. We were told by Jesus that we would face trials and tribulations. Yet, when the winds blow, we always seem to be like the disciples in the boat during the storm. Recent events swirling around me had me going to God in prayer for those in the storm and guidance … Continue reading Peace, Be Still
We are getting close to the end of our study on Psalms. This has been a great preparation for our upcoming study on Why in conjunction with the Why Easter drama. Hopefully, you have taken the lessons, examined your own heart, and cried out to God as David did. Search me, O God, and know … Continue reading God Hears You
As we begin our preparations for the Why drama, we will see a great deal of our efforts and resources going into this production. In the coming weeks, we will also have a study for our life groups on the gospel behind Why. This led to the realization that we, even believers, spend a lot … Continue reading Not Why? But WHY!
Dear Forestville, This past Sunday, we spent time in our Life Groups 1) praising God for what He has faithfully done, 2) confessing what we have failed to do, and 3) requesting that He do all we need so we may continue to "make disciples that love, grow, and serve through intentional relationships." We are asking … Continue reading Making Disciples… God, Help Us!