Contributed on Feb 28, 2021
God has placed you to live out your purpose in this place for His pleasure.
The Bible lists 59 “One Another” statements, showing how God expects us to behave toward other believers. In fact, it’s impossible to live this out unless we are in community with Christians. In a culture filled with vitriol and anger, Christ-followers are to live and love like Jesus. Today, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 8, 2021
Jesus is praying for us to be a community of unity.
One weekend, a pastor was giving a children’s sermon to all the kids in church. A bright-eyed three-year-old girl was listening intently as he explained how God wanted them all to get along and to love one another. She was tracking with her pastor until he said, “God wants us all to be one.” The ...read more
Contributed on Mar 27, 2021
We show we care when we bear one another’s burdens.
How many of you remember the TV commercial from the late 80s and early 90s which showed an elderly woman lying on the floor shouting, “Help me, I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up?” That catchphrase has become part of our vocabulary but it’s not very funny for those who have faltered, fallen, and feel ...read more
Contributed on Mar 29, 2021
Because Jesus bears with us, we can bear with one another.
Several weeks ago, Edgewood hosted a simulcast event from Voice of the Martyrs called, “Imprisoned for Christ,” featuring three men who were jailed for Jesus. We were urged to pray for persecuted believers to remain firm and faithful. During this event, I learned of a brand-new book by Todd ...read more