The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. … Continue reading On Assignment
Since…the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery.” -Hebrews 2:14,15 I don’t know of a Christian… Continue reading The True Meaning of Christmas (Like you’ve never heard that before)
There are a lot of people in the Sacramento area who can’t stand Jesus. So much so, in fact, that they go to great lengths to erase his name from the holiday that points to him. They put up billboards encouraging us to forget/reject Jesus. They intentionally say to everyone, “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry… Continue reading Liking Jesus
Happy Cyber Monday everyone! Today is the day when people will buy a ton of stuff online. Maybe that’s you. Frankly, I think it’s the best idea since food courts in malls were invented. Not going to lie, after battling traffic for years, the idea of sitting at my desk, clicking on an item and… Continue reading Arcade Church and Cyber Monday
For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” -Mark 10:45 As you know, fads come and go. Some stick around for a while and then fall into the sea of oblivion rather quickly. For example: When was the last… Continue reading WWJD?
The teaching time for this Sunday will focus on the latter half of Romans 4 (vv. 17-25). Without a doubt, the most asked question thus far in this “Gift” series has been about the topic Paul raises within this passage – FAITH. Parents are asking about it. Christians are asking about it. People who are… Continue reading The Thing About Faith
Suppose for a moment you were in an elevator with one other person and you had only one minute to share with them the basics of the Gospel. What would you say? Some might harken back to an evangelism class taken years ago that taught different styles of how to present the Gospel: “Suppose you… Continue reading The Gospel & Elevators