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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 →

What happens at ABC during the Summer?

05.28.15 Topics: The Nature of the Church

From June-August we switch Gears at ABC. As it warms up outdoors, we engage in community outreach, events, and activities. Our connection Groups and other Bible studies resume again in September.  If you are wondering how you may get involved at ABC this summer, here is description of our summer activities and gatherings.   Summer Outreach– In the … read more →

The Sabbath

09.30.14 Topics: Corporate Worship, The Nature of the Church

The human soul needs to find time to rest in Christ. We were created for His purpose. (Gen 1:26-27; 2:7; 1 Corinthians 10:31) It is impossible to live as Christ calls us to live by separating ourselves from others. Jesus made us to glorify him in community (Gen 1:28). To give us a healthy community … read more →

What’s up with Tongues?

08.27.14 Topics: Christian Unity, Spiritual Gifts

In your Christian life you may have encountered people that hold to various views on the gift of tongues. The following is my two cents on tongues and how we should approach each other on such a topic. I Corinthians 12-14 is considered a foundational section of the Bible for the description, use, practice, and … read more →

What is Lent?

03.05.14 Topics: Repentance, The Nature of the Church

Lent is a period of fasting and repentance. It traditionally started in the 4th century in preparation for Easter. The length of the Lenten fast was established as 40 days. During this time, participants eat sparingly or simply give up a particular food or habit. Ash Wednesday and Lent began as a way to remind … read more →

CONSIDER LENT

02.22.12 Topics: The Nature of the Church

Lent is a period of fasting and repentance it traditionally started in the 4th century in preparation for Easter. The length of the Lenten fast was established as 40 days. During this time, participants eat sparingly or simply give up a particular food or habit.  Ash Wednesday and Lent began as a way to remind ourselves … read more →