Contributed on Sep 6, 2020
Jesus came to heal those sick with sin. That means the church is meant to be a hospital for those weighed down with guilt. But what can a church do better heal those lost in their shame?
A Russian soldier was wounded and was ordered to go to military hospital for treatment. When he arrived he found two doors: One was marked, ‘For the slightly wounded,’ and the other, ‘For the seriously wounded’. Well, he wasn’t seriously wounded so he entered through the first door and found ...read more
Contributed on Sep 20, 2020
What does it mean to be the Body of Christ? Why would God refer to us that way?
OPEN: Centuries ago in Europe, a wealthy nobleman decided to build a church bldg. for the mountain village that he’d grown up in. Everybody, in the village was excited, but no one was permitted to see the plans, or the inside of the church building until it was finished. Finally, the day arrived, ...read more
Contributed on Sep 27, 2020
In Daniel God predicted He would establish a Kingdom that would never end. What is that Kingdom, and what difference can that make in our lives?
The famous writer named Ernest Hemingway (author of books like “For Whom The Bell Tolls”, “The Old Man and The Sea”, “A Farewell to Arms”) had a brother named Leicester. In 1964, Leicester decided to form his own Kingdom. He built an 8 x 30-foot floating bamboo platform that he anchored with a ...read more
Contributed on Oct 4, 2020
What does it mean that we are the "Temple of God?" Why would God refer to us that way and what can it teach us about how we should live our lives?
OPEN: In the heart of Kentucky is a facility dedicated to housing hundreds of bars of pure gold --- weighing more than 4,600 tons. Does anybody know what that facility is called? (Fort Knox) When we think of Fort Knox we often visualize it as being nothing more than the vault that holds that gold, ...read more