8 Commands of Christ

Here is the order in which we recommend you teach the 8 Commands of Christ lessons as you make disciples. Of course, these are not the only commands of Jesus in the Bible, rather these are the ones we believe are essential for all followers of Jesus to know. Like an athlete or a musician,... Continue Reading →

Repent and Believe

What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus? That's a big question. Before we answer that, let's step back a minute and make sure we're clear on what it means to be a disciple in general. A disciple is a learner, a follower, sort of like an apprentice. In the first century, you... Continue Reading →

Walking in Truth and Love

How you live your life matters. It matters to you, it matters to those you love, it matters to those who love you, and it matters to God. It even matters to people you don't even know. The Bible calls us to walk in truth and love. Some of us find walking in the truth... Continue Reading →

Discernment

Discernment is the ability to make good judgments, to accurately analyze situations to know right from wrong and to know truth from falsehood. It is an important skill for spiritual leaders and for all followers of Jesus. In a world that is getting more and more confusing, your ability to be discerning will give you... Continue Reading →

So That You May Not Sin

Sin wrecks your life. It may seem fun for a moment, but the consequences of sin are damaging to you and those around you. God's Word shows us the way to be forgiven and the way to avoid sin in our daily walk of life. 1 John 1:5-10 5 This is the message we have... Continue Reading →

Fully Restored!

Restorations are amazing. Have you ever seen a rusted-out vehicle restored to mint condition? How about a dilapidated building fully restored? How about the restoration of a relationship? That last one may be the most amazing restoration of all. We are sinners by nature and by choice. By the grace of God, when we put... Continue Reading →

Love One Another

When Jesus said, "They will know you are my disciples by...," he could have ended that sentence in lots of ways. He finished it perfectly of course. He did not point to religious activity or theological aptitude or political zeal. No, rather he pointed to the one thing that touches the heart of every person... Continue Reading →

Do Everything in Love

There are a host of reasons people do the good things they do: they feel like they have to (obligation) somebody pays them to do it (compensation) to make themselves look good (reputation) they've always done it (dedication) to get something in return (reciprocation) because it is fun (recreation) to lift someone else up (elevation)... Continue Reading →

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