Don’t carry that heavy sin!

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our … Continue reading Don’t carry that heavy sin!

Friendship

The Bible tells us to love our neighbor. (Matthew 22:39) But how does that translate into picking our friends? Knowing who we should spend time with? Who we should "hang out" with? Who should be our close companions? Our allies? Our associates? What does the Bible say about choosing our friends? We should be careful … Continue reading Friendship

Boldly speak it… Humbly live it

We know that the Bible tells us to go into all the world and share the Good News of Christ's atoning death and victorious resurrection and to share with them the Word of God. For some of us that may mean a pulpit with a large audience, but for many of us it means sharing … Continue reading Boldly speak it… Humbly live it

The way God wants us to live

Get along among yourselves, each of you doing your part. Our counsel is that you warn the freeloaders to get a move on. Gently encourage the stragglers, and reach out for the exhausted, pulling them to their feet. Be patient with each person, attentive to individual needs. And be careful that when you get on … Continue reading The way God wants us to live