The importance of prayer – James 5:13-18

Prayer is an essential part of the Christian life. Prayer is our means of communication with God. Through the avenue of prayer, we can enter into the very throne of God and bring our petitions before God. This access that we have to God in prayer is made possible by the blood of Jesus. Read…

Where do we begin?

Do you ever feel as if you need a spiritual shot in the arm? Has your walk with God become stagnant? What about your church? Has your church lost its passion and fire? Has the ministries that were once active and vibrant become almost nonexistent? From time to time we need to hit the reset…

Church Life: A study in First Timothy (Part 2)

As we continue our walk through the book of First Timothy, we come now to some basic and practical instructions for the local church. Paul shifts his focus from warnings concerning false teachers to the church and its responsibilities and duties. The priority of prayer and evangelism (2:1-8). Prayer must and should be a top…

Sustained Health of the Church

There are many thoughts and ideas concerning what makes a healthy church. It is important that the church seeks sustained health rather than extreme growth spurts. Let me explain. Considering numbers is important. The main reason to consider numbers is that every number represents a soul. Therefore, it is important to work to increase the…