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5 Thoughts to Get the Most Out of Yearly Bible Reading

09.27.19 Topics:

Written by: Nathaniel Wall You may think this is a shameless plug to encourage you to read the Bible in a year… and you are right! Guilty. However, this is also a short blog intended to help you get the most out of the Bible any time you read it. If you haven’t heard, on … read more →

The Importance of Memorizing Scripture

09.13.19 Topics:

Written by: Weston Schnetz Whether you know it or not, you are constantly memorizing things. You must remember the laws of the road to drive a car. You remember the words to every song that comes on the radio. All the players of your favorite sports team and their statistics quickly come to mind when … read more →

Did God Really Command Genocide in the Old Testament?

08.26.19 Topics:

We have heard it said, God is Good! Yet how can God be good if he ordered Israel to destroy the Canaanites? Did God command genocide? Consider some verses that describe God’s character and how God looks toward all ethnic groups including those that oppose him: Ezekiel 33:11 God does not delight in the death of … read more →

Understanding the Deity of Jesus

07.18.19 Topics:

Written by: Weston Schnetz When thinking of the foundation of Christian faith, what comes to mind for you?  Personally, I think of the deity of Jesus. As believers we are called to believe in and rest upon the truths of who Jesus is. It’s likely that those around us might question why we live with … read more →

To Fear or Not to Fear

07.12.19 Topics:

Written by: Lincoln Huseby Maybe you’ve heard (correctly, I might add) that the most repeated command in all of the Bible is to “fear not” –to take courage and have faith in the face of terror and humiliation. Stories such as Joshua and the people of Israel when facing giants and fortified cities of the … read more →

Should I Feel Guilty When I Am Tempted?

07.02.19 Topics:

Written by: Nathaniel Wall When I surrendered my life to Christ, I went all in. I asked God to lead me wherever he wanted because I wanted to live my life for him. With a fully devoted heart, I also became sensitive to anything I thought would lead me to live contrary to Jesus. While that … read more →

The Battle Between Forgiveness and Unforgiveness

06.17.19 Topics:

Written by: Nathaniel Wall Forgiveness has the power to heal, but unforgiveness is toxic to the soul. If you are reading this blog, it is likely because you recognize we wrestle with forgiving others. The idea of forgiveness being a struggle is reiterated by the volume of biblical passages that reminds us to strive in … read more →

Why Should Christians Fast?

05.02.19 Topics:

Written by: Nathaniel Wall What is the purpose of fasting? Maybe you are like me and the thought of “fasting” has both intrigued and bewildered you. We know the Bible talks about fasting, and scripture seems to indicate that fasting has spiritual benefit…. But how? How does fasting benefit my relationship with the Lord? Can … read more →

Entering God’s Rest

04.11.19 Topics:

Written by Wayne Staker Our lives can be downright crazy at times, wouldn’t you agree? Maybe it’s work, home, marriage, kids, money, extended family, or even church! We can’t always pin it down to only one or two things, because life can just be crazy busy and often very challenging. But, have you ever wondered … read more →

What Should a Christian Do When They Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything?

03.27.19 Topics: Christian Unity, Identity in Christ, Sanctification & Growth, Spiritual Gifts

Romans 12:8 tells Christians to “lead with diligence”. However, there are moments in life when doing anything, let alone leading with diligence, seems impractical or even impossible. There are days when I feel weak, powerless, and unable.   How can I “lead with diligence” when my diligence feels broken?   1. Simplify… Consider the context … read more →

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