“Full Participation and Shared Responsibility: Every member of each house church has begun living as a disciple and moved away from spectatorship and consumerism. This move is evident in part by…having read through the whole Bible with someone.” You can read the entirety of our five year vision here.
What is one thing you would like to change about the world? Do you desire to see reconciliation? Justice? Beauty? Wholeness? God has and is working such things out in the world. As Christians we can be a part of it, but only when the radical nature of our beliefs manifests itself in a radically different lifestyle. What does that sort …
Albert Einstein once said, “The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day.” It’s ok to …
The writer Ramon Bautista said, “The only stupid question is the question that is never asked.” It’s ok to ask questions! In this series pastor Logan will answer questions submitted by the community from the Bible. In this second message he answers two: Can Christians use marijuana? How does one’s sexuality play into his or her Christian walk?
You’ve probably heard of the Great Commandment, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself” (Luke 10:27). In fact, some of us have heard it so much that we’ve become numb to it. But imagine for a …
It is unfortunate that the inequality women experience in the broader culture can be just as prevalent in the church. While we as a society may be guilty of downplaying the achievements and contributions of women in various fields, Christians can be equally guilty of underutilizing their spiritual gifts, marginalizing their perspective, and even stereotyping their lives by way of …
In Acts 17 the apostle Paul is in the city of Thessalonica. When the Jews in that city learn he is there, they try to stir the people up against him. They cry to the leaders, “These that have turned the world upside down are come hither also” (v. 6). The Jews had heard of Paul and what followed the …
The difference between the fear the disciples felt after the crucifixion (cf. John 20:19) and the boldness of the apostles in Acts 4 was the filling of the Holy Spirit. God has given us a spirit of boldness
Almost half of everyone that makes New Year’s resolutions never succeed. They end up making the same resolutions again and again, year after year. But we can break that pattern of failure when our resolutions are in line with what the Holy Spirit empowers us to be as believers. When it comes to such resolutions, one of the best examples …
Resolved, never to lose one moment of time; but improve it the most profitable way I possibly can.
How should you respond when the Word of God pricks your heart (cf. Acts 2:37)?
The rebels scattered at Babel (cf. Genesis 11) were represented at Pentecost and heard of “the wonderful works of God” (Acts 2:11) as the Holy Spirit was poured out.
There is such a thing as spiritual depression. You cannot medicate the spiritual. It requires a spiritual solution.
Be careful not to get so caught up in your plan for Christ that you miss His plan for you.
The birth of Jesus Christ was the fulfillment of God’s promise to send a Priest.
Because God’s wisdom is timeless, transcending our circumstances, it is relevant for us today.
God is sovereign. He is working things out for His purposes and according to His time, moving us toward the day that Jesus Christ will come back and will reign as the perfect and final King.
We can’t sit idle between now and the election. Instead, we should go to God in prayer and intercede for our nation.
You must participate in the voting process and you can do so without endorsing evil.
No one is too busy for anything; it’s matter of priorities. If the Word of God is going to be a priority in our lives, we must change our thinking, our technique, and our time.
God promises that His Word will both guard you and guide you.
Biblical wisdom cannot be compartmentalized. It affects the whole person—ears, eyes, heart, mouth, and feet.
The path of the wise leads to life; the path of the wicked leads to death.
For the Christian, every day is Earth Day because we know and serve the Creator.
God intends for you to find just as much purpose and meaning during the week as on the weekend. You can do so when you understand that work is both a part of God’s design and a form of worship.
If by wisdom God created the heaven and the earth, imagine what He could do in the life of the man or woman that makes finding wisdom a priority.
Prayer is always appropriate for the believer—when you are suffering, when you are satisfied, and when you are sick.
We are not to follow the same pattern of retaliation and vengeance we see in the world when we’re mistreated and abused. Instead, God calls us to patience.
Are you climbing the cliffs of God’s Law or sitting on the summit of His grace?
Jesus is God’s final revelation to mankind.
It’s not spirituality or sincerity that validate us before God—it’s the Savior.
Mount Sinai reminds us that God is holy, that His holiness manifests itself in hostility toward sin, and, as sinners, we are helpless.
Mount Moriah teaches us that God is concerned with our spiritual development and with our spiritual deliverance.
Mount Ararat teaches us that God remembers those that feel alone and gives rest to those adrift.
Temptation gives birth to sin, and sin to death, but the Word of God gives birth to life.
When Christians lament over poverty or boast in wealth, they are essentially telling the world, “Jesus isn’t enough.”
Before the world’s creation, God chose you for consecration.
God exercises sovereignty in His creation. God exercised sovereignty in Jesus’ conception.
God loved you yesterday, He loves you today, and He’ll love you tomorrow.
Today doesn’t have to be a day of disappointment, defeat, or debauchery. It can be a day of deliverance.
You’ll struggle with sin so long as you cling to poor examples and poor excuses.
Modeling truth must be coupled with purposeful instruction.
What causes the tragedy of spiritual adultery and how can it be prevented?
Changed thinking brings new freedom.
God is the Maker and we are the managers.
It is unnatural for a Christian’s tongue to speak both praise and prejudice.
God is sovereign over life from conception to death.
God created your life on purpose and your life’s purpose centers on God.
Peace comes not from knowing the “why” of your circumstances but the “Who” that controls them.
Canonization reminds us that the Bible isn’t inspired because the Church says so but because God inspired it.
Translation enables us to fulfill the Great Commission.
Preservation assures us of God’s power and of His character.
Full audio from New Morning Church’s very first baby dedication.
God’s faithfulness does not falter.
“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing [and the main thing is Jesus].”
You don’t need a good man; you need the God-man.
The tomb’s vacancy promises the believer’s victory!