Tag Archive: purpose

Biblical Foundations 30: Elevating Others 5

We continue looking to the Bible to understand what it means to elevate others—to serve non-Christians. In the first part of this post, we will continue to look to Scripture and see how telling… Continue reading

Biblical Foundations 29: Elevating Others 4

Loved ones—we are in week 31 of learning from the Bible what God’s purpose is for this local church and really for all Christians—what does it mean to elevate God, elevate community (e.g.… Continue reading

Biblical Portrait of the 1st Century Church (part 1)…

Must be careful here not to over-idealize the early Church; clearly the letters of the New Testament reveal many weaknesses and sins and immaturity among the earliest Christians! But there is much profit… Continue reading

Biblical Foundations 28: Elevating Others 3

We continue, by God’s grace, to look at the foundation of this local church–what is the LORD doing in us and through us? Why does He have us attending here? The last two… Continue reading

Biblical Foundations 27: Elevating Others 2

By the grace of God we will continue to dig deeply into the Bible to discover the foundation of this local church—why does the LORD have us attending here? What is He doing… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately XL (40)…

Greetings My Friends~ As a simple pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

Portrait Of A Biblical, Healthy Local Church…

For this post and the next, we will spend our time looking at the mission & vision of a healthy and Biblical local church. Vision is where God wants us to go and… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately XXXIX (39)…

Greetings My Friends~ As a simple pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

Judging Others (Part II)…

For part I of Judging Others, please click HERE… . What The American Culture Often Means By Saying “Do Not Judge Me!” The Bible says that there is spiritual war going on. We… Continue reading

Thoughts On Prayer (Part IV)…

A flower growing through a crack in an asphalt parking lot reminds me of the pressure facing Jesus-people on earth & His power to carry us through and grow us no matter WHAT… Continue reading