Monthly Archives: September 2011

Saved in Childbearing? [1 Timothy Pt. 10]

Last week we began to look at what the Bible says about women in their roles in the Church.  We acknowledged that the strife between men and women and the need to be instructed in this area is actually a … Continue reading

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What is Worship?

As Christians, we love to sing the praises of our God. Often times, “style of worship” is what defines us, as to what type of Christian we are. Yet, worship is so much more than the songs that we sing … Continue reading

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Who Is the New Man? [Colossians Pt. 16]

In the struggle to live our Christian lives as we know we ought, we often wind up bogged down, either in guilt or in self-righteous standards that are not found in the Bible. While there are commands in the Bible … Continue reading

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Women Professing Godliness [1 TImothy Pt. 9]

One of the most difficult passages in the New Testament is 1 Timothy 2:9-15. This is in large part because of the political pressures of our day, but there are also some interesting ideas here, like women being saved in … Continue reading

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God’s Work in Mans’ Salvation [Seminary Paper]

The last few months, I have been sharing my seminary studies with the men at our monthly Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study. Studying the “deep things” of God is good for us all. Especially when it comes to the things … Continue reading

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If Thens and Therefores [Colossians Pt. 15]

If Thens and Therefores As we often struggle through life, trying to live as we ought and to be who we ought, we tend to lose our momentum and fall into the ruts of our sins. Is there something else … Continue reading

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Setting Our Minds on Things Above

Last weekend, we had some special services at Garden City Church. Several of our old friends from Michigan came down and helped us present a weekend that taught folks about the nature of the faith of some of our forebears. … Continue reading

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One God, One Mediator [1 Timothy Pt. 8]

Holding the Faith with a good conscience. This was the basic charge that the Apostle Paul gave to young Timothy. If we are to continue in our faith we need to know who we are and who God is. This … Continue reading

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People of Prayer and Propriety [1 Timothy Pt. 7]

What does the Christian life look like as it is lived out in a world filled with unbelief and even antagonism against its core teachings and principles? As the Apostle Paul instructs young Timothy on proper conduct in the household … Continue reading

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Increase From God [Colossians Pt. 14]

Is the Christian’s life about achieving success? Is it about performance? While most religions put the emphasis there, the Christian Faith puts the emphasis on the vital connection of man to God through Jesus Christ.  The error usually comes when … Continue reading

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