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Spiritual Gifts Assessment

Open your eyes and hearts to serving Jesus in the gifts that He has given you. Take this Spiritual Gifts Assessment: Whether you have never taken a Spiritual Gifts Assessment before or if it's just been awhile, listen for where God's calling may be on your life. The Assessment is free and takes just a [...]

By |2020-10-11T14:18:21+00:00October 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Patience is a Spiritual Fruit

The National Sales Executives Association has discovered that 48% of all salespersons make one call, then give up on the prospective buyer. 25% quit after the second call; 12% call three times them quit. 10% keep calling until they succeed, and 80% of all new sales are made after the fifth call to the same [...]

By |2020-10-08T22:06:04+00:00October 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spirit Gifts for His Purposes

William Borden was heir to the Borden Diary fortune, but he abandoned immeasurable wealth to serve God as a foreign missionary.  Tragically, before reaching his destination he contracted meningitis and died. Among his possessions was found this scribbled note summarizing his life’s passion: No reserve, no retreat, no regrets. His story and motto captured the [...]

By |2020-10-01T21:38:29+00:00October 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There is More: Holy Spirit

There is a story of “the old men who know.” A village was established in a beautiful valley, where grass and game were plentiful and water abundant. The town grew and prospered. Over time, a group of young pioneers climbed the nearby mountains and brought back an exciting report to the village: On the other [...]

By |2020-09-24T20:57:46+00:00September 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holy Spirit Is Our Guarantee

Jim Denison points out that the issue of suffering is the single greatest objection to belief in an all-knowing, all-loving, all-powerful God. Atheist Sam Harris says that the existence of a single suffering child anywhere in the universe calls into question the existence of a loving God. Atheist Christopher Hitchens lost his mother to suicide [...]

By |2020-09-17T20:56:43+00:00September 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Emotions and Our Faith

We just finished a 9 week series on the various emotions that we experienced, all of which has been heightened during this Covid pandemic.  We tend to separate the spiritual life from the physical, social, intellectual and emotional components of our lives. But our emotions are the language of the soul. The emotions we experience [...]

By |2020-09-10T20:51:42+00:00September 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being God’s Temple

Glenn McDonald has some interesting insights about what it means to be God’s temple: The Jesus Movement was launched into a landscape dotted with temples. As followers of Jesus took the Good News around the Mediterranean world, it was impossible not to notice the diversity of sacred spaces. The Jews of Jesus' time centered their [...]

By |2020-09-03T19:19:40+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Power of God

Dr. David Jeremiah pondered the immenseness of the Universe, indicating that our Sun could produce enough energy in one second to power civilization for 5000,000 years. However, our Sun is merely one medium star in a universe filled with trillions of others—astronomers estimate there are 400 billion stars in our galaxy and there are a [...]

By |2020-08-27T19:33:44+00:00August 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa had been a teaching nun in a covenant in India that had high walls with beautiful peaceful gardens on the grounds. She taught the children of the wealthiest in her city.  She enjoyed material security, never had to search for food, medicine or clothing--- never a concern about her safety.  She was the [...]

By |2020-08-20T20:17:56+00:00August 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

God’s Goodness

Dr. David Jeremiah tells about a film critic who said, “Some movies so bad, they’re good.” Like the 1959 science fiction movie Plan 9 from Outer Space. It is considered the worst film ever made...yet it has a cult following. As our cultural values are changing so quickly, our world has a hard time distinguishing [...]

By |2020-08-13T20:56:01+00:00August 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments