Category Archives: Bible Study

Is the Old Testament Relevant in the 21st Century?

Youth Leaders! Parents! Pastors! This Tuesday night, Tuesday, October 20th @ 7pm Central Time there is going to be a discussion on Energion’s Google+ Hangout that you will not want to miss!  Noah’s ark: Does it matter how many cubits long it was? … Continue reading

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Raining on the Inside

I’m raining on the inside. My heart wells up with tears that start to pour. I’m raining on the inside. But then Your cries of love break through, And I fall in love with you once more. By Amy Grant … Continue reading

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Job vs Life

What is your job? What pays the bills, keeps food on the table and a reliable roof over your head? This past weekend, a Ph.D professor said, “Teaching is my job. The Gospel is my business, my life.” Does that … Continue reading

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Young Adults: The Church Owes Them More Than Pizza!

What does your fellowship group offer children and young adults? What do you as parents expect your fellowship to do? What does God expect you to do? I have been editing a book this week, Parent-Driven Discipleship by Michael Kennedy, … Continue reading

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Persecution

Think back on those early days when you first learned about Christ. Remember how you remained faithful even though it meant terrible suffering. Sometimes you were exposed to public ridicule and were beaten, and sometimes you helped others who were … Continue reading

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Father’s Day – Get Through It or Celebrate

There have been years that Father’s Day was a difficult day for me to “celebrate,” as in planning a party and embracing it with much laughter and all good memories. I tried very hard when I became a mother to … Continue reading

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How Far the Messiah Came for Me

“I, the Lord, have called you in righteousness; I will take hold of your hand. I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles, 7 to open eyes … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Afraid to be a Disciple

How well God must like you – you don’t hang out at Sin Saloon, you don’t slink along Dead-End Road, you don’t go to Smart-Mouth College. Instead you thrill to God’s Word, you chew on Scripture day and night. You’re … Continue reading

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Sing Praises to God

I spent some time alone yesterday. There were two phone calls and maybe a half dozen text messages, but compared to a usual day, I was very alone. It was also the Sabbath. And I thought about how long it … Continue reading

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Be Still AND Know

God is our refuge an strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. So we will not fear when earthquakes come and the mountains crumble into the sea. Let the oceans roar and foam, Let the mountains tremble as … Continue reading

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