Paul called the church, "the pillar and foundation of the truth." As the pillar, the church holds the truth of God's word up for the world to see. As the foundation, the church gives substance to the truth of that message as we live together in loving community. So, to fulfill our function as the … Continue reading All Have Fallen
Here are the messages from Ephesians 3-6 which we had at our home base over the past couple of months. May they encourage you to "walk worthy."
Most people miss the message of Ephesians 6:10-24 because they read their own experience into the passage not taking Paul's experience into account. This message attempts to gain a Paul's eye view of spiritual warfare.
Making disciples is simple but not easy. It's likely that nearly 100% of believers in Christ would say that we should be doing it but a considerably smaller percentage actually is. For those who've experienced the Christian life as casual weekly attendance, moral maintenance, rote giving and periodic participation in church based ministries, the journey … Continue reading A Journey of 1000 Miles…
Here is a 14 minute video of Neil Cole speaking at the 2010 Verge Conference on making and multiplying disciples out of the gut-level compassion of Christ. <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/15288008">Neil Cole: Making and Multiplying Disciples</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/vergenetwork">Verge Network</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
When it comes to building community, meals matter. Though planning and providing them can feel at times like a weighty burden. Here are some ideas to lighten the load: Reconcile yourself to the possibility that someone else might think that you didn't work as hard on your dish as they did on theirs. Pick up … Continue reading Eight Enough?