Every Christian wants to be spiritually mature, but some still act like infants in Christ. Paul helps us identify two marks of spiritual immaturity that every believer needs to grow beyond and leave behind.
What are the ideas that fueled the Protestant Reformation and why do they still matter today?
Christianity isn't anti-intellectual, rather it's a rational faith rooted in God's wisdom, given by God's Spirit, for God's people.
If we are going to have God's blessing as a church, then we must make sure we are preaching the right message, with the right method, for the right reason.
Though the cross of Christ is foolishness to the world, it is the wisdom and power of God for salvation to all who believe.
Fractures in church can have devastating effects on our unity in the faith.
God is faithful to take messy people and turn them into his mighty saints.
Prayer is the glue that holds all the pieces of uncommon community together.
We can't have victory over sin on our own, therefore God plans to use his people to restore us and bear our burdens.
Because each day can be full of discouraging news and overwhelming circumstances, we need to encourage one another with truths that are greater than our troubles.
God calls us to submit to one another and mutual submission requires humility and trust.
Serving is not easy, but when we remind ourselves of our identity in Jesus, serving becomes part of who we are.
If we really know God, then we are compelled to love others the way he has loved us.
Though we are many, we are each called into the unity of uncommon community known as the body of Christ. Each of us needs the community and the community needs each one of us.
In Christ, we have been made complete before God, liberated from the bondage of sin, raised to newness of life, forgiven all of our sins, and have victory over demonic powers.
God promises to give you everything you need to do anything he asks.
What does a faithful gospel conversation look like?
How do we go from building a relationship with people in our circles of influence to proclaiming the Gospel?
Living missionally means cultivating a meaningful gospel presence in the lives of the people in our circles of influence.
God has called every follower of Jesus to engage in sharing the Gospel with people who do not know him.
Water baptism is an important symbol of a believer's union with Christ.
God's word is the best safeguard against sin.
If Jesus didn't rise our world would be a very different place than it is today.
God is worthy of endless praise for his strengthening work and infinite wisdom.
We can accomplish far more for the Lord together than we can individually, but we each must play our role.
If the church is going to be effective in accomplishing its evangelistic mission, we've got to maintain our priorities.