Why does God want His people to be generous with money, time and possessions? Paul addresses these questions in His letter to the wealthy church of Corinth who was reluctant to be generous. We'll look at the reasons why God invites generosity from His people and the rewards that also come in return.
What is the role of accountability within the Body of Christ? What ought we to do when we see hard, unrepentant sin in a brother or sister in Christ? What kind of posture should Christians have towards one another? Pastor Tom digs into these difficult, but important topics as our series continues.
Does God care about the structure of a local congregation? Not only does He care deeply, but He has also given insight into how a church ought to conduct & structure itself if we consider the full counsel of God in the New Testament. In this sermon, we dig into the importance of Biblical structure for the local church and what authority has been given to Elders, Deacons and the Congregation.
What are some marks of a spiritually maturing church? How are spiritual gifts connected with this goal? Which spiritual gifts are essential for leading into maturity? We answer these questions as we look at Ephesians 4 and it's role in the local congregation.
What is membership in the local church? Is such a practice Biblical? If so, why did God give to to the local church and why do some shy away from it? In this message, we dig into these difficult, relevant questions and assess what the Scriptures have to say.
How should Christians approach the Lord's Supper in a way that is God-honoring and Biblical? We study the answers to this question along with other questions that are often raised around the bread and the cup.
What is evidence of a saved life? The moment of conversion may be a mystery, but the fruit which comes from a saved life is easily visible. In this message, we'll look at Jesus' interaction with a Gentile woman who had "great faith" and consider how our lives also display such dependency upon Jesus.
What is evangelism? Is it only for extroverts? How do we know if the Lord is leading me into a situation in which I should share the gospel? What should I say? Today we explore these important and relevant questions by learning from Philip's encounter with an Ethiopian in Acts 8.
What are some key markers which make the church different from other organizations? The gospel message is the primary distinction. But what exactly is the gospel? How could we describe it to friends that have never heard or even stepped foot into a church gathering? We dig into these questions as this new series on 'marks of a healthy church' begins.