Children in Worship

Pastors are reminded constantly that there are multiple things attendees will grade your church when they visit.  One of those is certainly the children's program and the children’s place in worship.

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Adam Dalton
Special to God

It was a calm, steady, loving reminder from a caring father. The kind that tells you that everything is going to be all right. Not that things will be easy or always joyful.

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Drew Temple
Is the Mosaic Law for Today?

As Christians living in the New Covenant era, it is quite common for people to wonder what role the Mosaic Law plays in the life of the believer.  What should be our biblical response to such queries?  Below I will offer a brief overview of the law from a New Covenant perspective. 

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Dan Tsouloufis
The Time My Phone Died

Like most of us, I have come to depend on my phone for a lot of daily utilities like sending and answering texts, making phone calls, sending emails, and checking social media.  That all came to a screeching halt recently when my phone died.

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Adam Dalton
Breaking Down Barriers

On April 17, 1960, Martin Luther King Jr. famously stated that eleven o’ clock on Sunday mornings is the most segregated hour in America. Although this is not news, this data has social and theological significance.

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Jose Santiago
Remember the Lord

At our core, when we are worried, afraid, and anxious, it is because we have turned our hearts and minds away from God and have, in effect, “forgotten Him.”

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Adam Dalton
Are You Growing?

Good books are a gift from God to grow us, but many seem satisfied to have received Christ and remain infants in the faith. They’re not seeking to know God more, nor are they seeking to learn how to please Him better.

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Cam Hyde
The Materialist's Dilemma

Can a collision of atoms produce transcendent self-awareness? Can hard matter produce consciousness?

It would seem to defy both reason and common sense to even pose the above two questions.  Yet in our current, hyper-secular age of scientism and non-reason, we are often compelled to consider such things.

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Dan Tsouloufis
He Is Not Here

Throughout history, many have put forth arguments against a physical resurrection of Jesus. For the true believer, however, we must foundationally ask, “What does the Bible say?” regarding any argument presented on such matters.

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Heath Walton
Run The Race

In every run, in every race, it is the finish that feeds our endurance. It is our focus on the finish line that brings perseverance. But when we take our eyes off the finish line, we struggle to endure to the end.

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Ben Nevius
As Iron Sharpens Iron

Every day it becomes increasingly more difficult to cultivate friendship. However, friendship is often an area we neglect to take seriously. And the Scriptures warn against this.

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Adam Dalton
Stop Downplaying Sin

The way we talk about sin communicates what we believe about ourselves and God. And the current trend of a large portion of evangelical Christians is to use words or phrases to describe sin that in many ways downplays it.

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Adam Kareus