The Apostle Paul knew trouble was coming to the church at Ephesus. To head off that trouble, he leaves Timothy there to steer the church into a healthy direction. Paul warns Timothy that there have been those in the church that are shipwrecked when it comes to faith. Paul gives Timothy the tools that will keep him from experiencing the same fate that others had experienced. Join us as we learn how to keep ourselves from becoming Shipwrecked in the Faith.
There is no question that the church has found itself in the midst of a culture shift when it comes to sexuality. So many times we can be caught up in Facebook arguments, awkward conversations at family gatherings, and struggling to stand for truth. Join us as we welcome Joe Dallas who encouraged us to know the Word of God, seek the heart of God, and express the Word and Heart of God.
What the Church is to Focus On?
As we begin a new study in the book of first Timothy, Paul the Apostle tells the younger Timothy to stay focused on what the Church is to consider important. There are innumerable things that can distract a Church. However, what does the Scripture say that the Church should be concerning itself with? Join us in our study in the first chapter of first Timothy to find out.
The Lifestyle of A Spiritual Person
Ideas on what makes someone a spiritual person are as numerous as the number of people you ask. But as we close out our verse by verse study in 2 Thessalonians, Paul the Apostle gives us some surprising insight into what practical Christian living is all about. Join us as we conclude chapter 3 and discover if your lifestyle fits Paul’s description of a spiritual person.
Goofballs and Dictators
The Church in America often finds itself with a shortage of leaders that fit the description of leadership that we see in the Apostle Paul. A better share of the time the church is being led by those who have no business being in leadership. Many of those who end up in leadership are ambitious goofballs or dictators. Chapter three of 2 Thessalonians is so important for we find an example of what we should be looking for when it comes to those who are in leadership positions. Join us in the opening verses of chapter three as the Apostle Paul models Biblical leadership.
Why does God Send Deception?
In our study this week we read, “Therefore God will send them a strong delusion, that they should believe the lie”, God, not just allowing deception but sending it, is something that might make us uncomfortable. And yet it’s exactly what we read as we close out the second chapter of 2 Thessalonians. So, does this make God unjust or even a liar? Join us as we sort out this difficult passage.