We should think about each other to see how we can encourage each other to show love and do good works. We must not quit meeting together, as some are doing. No, we need to keep on encouraging each other. This becomes more and more important as you see the Day getting closer. – Hebrews 10:24-25…
because love makes all things possible
"There is no community, no growing together in faith, no reaching out in mission, no real encouragement, and no accountability watching Osteen (or some other preacher) on TV..."
To be honest, it's always mystified me why church attendance goes down in the summer. Sure, when you're on a boat it's impossible to show up at church building; but the majority of the time, no matter where we are, there's pretty much nothing that can stop us from gathering with some community of faith, some church, some body of believers.
I'll go a step farther, and say that the church - your church, my church, The Church - needs its men to be not only grounded in good preaching and teaching, but also grounded in authentic spiritual community.
Let’s hold on to the confession of our hope without wavering, because the one who made the promises is reliable. – Hebrews 10:23 January 3 – I guess it’s about time to write my first post for the New Year. The Alexander family reunion up in the mountains was the perfect way to both end…
This is no world for hesitant Christians. If we are not motivated and equipped to move from peripheral spectators to deliberate disciples – as daily followers of Jesus – then we have no hope of moving forward spiritual