On our Christian journey, we have experienced both the power and provision of God. We might need to be reminded of this sometimes but if we have believed God and called on God, we have experienced his power and his provision. This study reminds us not only to see God and believe God but to “act like we know. We not only “see and believe” but we must be the church.
Are You Confusing Leadership and Control? Michael Hyatt #leadership #influence http://ow.ly/aSMl30ahPja
Summary: The Gospel of John is one of the great theological books of the bible. For example, in John 3:16 that we hear one of the most frequently memorized and … Continue reading
All along our Christian journey . . . God is calling us. He is calling us to serve, to pray, to praise, to give, to preach, to teach, to lead, to follow, etc. However, when God is calling, are we willing? Are we willing to listen for the voice of God? Are we willing to act and move? Are we willing to actively seek God? Are we willing to witness to God’s power? Are we willing to worship and praise?
A group of engaged Milwaukeeans are looking for ways to help during time so bitter cold. The goals are list below, please plug in: The goal of this project is: … Continue reading
I always have my eye out for the lost sheep. #pastorsheart The Parable of the Lost Sheep. Matthew 18:12-14; Luke 15:3-7 I have a deep burden in my heart for … Continue reading
God has made Mary a promise. And, although the promise is not yet fulfilled, she rejoices in advance. She is confident in the promise of God and anticipates the arrival of God’s promise — the birth of Christ — in and through her. We should be the same way in our lives. Rejoicing in anticipation of the promises God has made in our lives-even in uncertain times.
SERMON SUMMARY. This study is based on a sermon titled “Love, Thanksgiving, and a Hint of Heaven” from Ephesians 5:1-4. The purpose of the sermon/study is to remind us – … Continue reading
I am still writing something up but wanted to give the the scriptures to begin to look at the them. I am copying a few who asked me about the … Continue reading
This Bible-study series draws on several biblical narratives and is designed to mature us in the areas of Christian accountability. Remember the focus is on you. Examine yourself. Examine your … Continue reading
https://sojo.net/articles/how-blacklivesmatter-changed-my-theology/theology-grieving-people A Theology for a Grieving People My tears started while I was sitting in a coffee shop, and they refused to stop. I gathered my laptop and purse, hurried … Continue reading
Peter’s bold response is to move forward. He shares the word of God and his personal testimony about God. But, he does not stop here. He also tells the people the truth about themselves. He does not shrink away from holding the people accountable for their behavior. This is so important because it is the power of the word of God, through the mouth of the child of God, that takes the narrative “from mockery to ministry.”
This short study has some questions you can ask yourself about building your faith. They are drawn from 2 Peter 2:5-9
Introduction to 2 Peter. In his first letter Peter feeds Christ’s sheep by instructing them how to deal with persecution. from outside the church (see 1Pe 4:12); in this second … Continue reading
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Sermon Summary Sunday’s sermon dealt with the great tragedy of allowing doubt, distraction, fear and negativity to stop us from pursuing our God-given vision…
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Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so…
Sunday’s sermon entitled “Check Yourself: Serve the Suffering Savior” was drawn from Matthew 20:18-28. In this narrative, Christ has just shared with his disciples that he will experience an agonizing … Continue reading
It has been a while since I have done a blog entry . . . this story vexes my soul. This, like the water situation in Flint, is a complete … Continue reading