5 Important Topics in Today’s Church

In this blog, I want to give you a few thoughts on 5 Important Topics in Today’s Church. I will only briefly cover each topic in this blog. For a more intensive study, we will link you to the messages that delve deeper into each topic.

  • Evangelism is about God’s mission to the world.


Evangelism is about helping people to see the good news of Jesus Christ and helping them to take steps to Him.


My Big Mouth

We all can probably think of a time our mouths got us in trouble. The good news, however, is we can learn to use our mouths to get us out of trouble as well. In this blog, I want to share some important thoughts on the power of our words. Too few believers realize that affect their words have on their lives, either for the good or the bad. So here are just a few examples of the power of our words and the influence they have over us.



The Three Ultimate Questions

There are what I will call in this blog, The Three Ultimate Questions. They are common to everyone and everything. Although we may ask them a little differently, we still seek to find their answers. So here we go, they are…

  • Who am I?
    • This question is about our identity
  • Where do I fit?
    • This question is about our belonging
  • What difference do I make?
    • This question is about our purpose


Jesus, More Than Just a Man

No matter what time of the year you may find yourself reading this, those of the Christian faith celebrate the advent or Christ’s first coming to the Earth. Most of us have heard the Christmas story many times and its beauty still amazes us. In this blog I want to simply show us some important truths of our faith and remind us that Jesus was more than just a baby in a manger.


What Does God Call Precious?

In this blog, I want to look at some things that God in His Word tells us are precious. Precious meaning dear, beloved, valuable to the higher degree, to be prized. So, we get the idea these are important to God and hopefully after knowing that, we view them that way as well.


Winning the Battle for Your Mind

One of the most challenging and ongoing battles believers fear in life has to do with their minds. One thing believers need to understand is the mind is the battleground satan attacks us on. His main weapon is deception which many times, comes in the form of thoughts and suggestions to our minds. What makes this even more challenging is that our enemy is invisible, so we can’t use natural weapons to defend ourselves or to defeat him. The good news is we do have weapons and by using them we can win this battle.


Where Does Your Help Come From?

I have a simple yet important question to ask, have you ever needed help? Sure, chances are there have been many times you’ve been overwhelmed and felt the need for help. Most everyone can attest to that. Now, one more important question, where does your help come from? Thank God for all the avenues help can come to us through those around us. I’m certainly not making light of that but as believers, where does our greatest help come from? Well, you know the answer, from the Lord. There are simply times in our lives where we will fall short unless we receive spiritual, emotional, physical, and financial help from the Lord.


Are You on the Potter’s Wheel?

Do you know God wants to make each of us into something special for His purpose? Well, He does and according to Romans 8:29 it is God’s plan for us to be Christ-like. We find in the 18th chapter of Jeremiah God sending the prophet to the potter’s house and there God spoke to him an important lesson. There God reveals His plan to mold us into something beautiful and useful for His glory. In this blog, I want to show you one thing God uses to mold us into all He wants us to be. The answer is God uses His Word to put us together and shape us for His use.


The Shield of Faith

In this blog, I want to do a brief exegesis (interpretation) of Ephesians 6:16.

It tells us, “Above all taking the shield of faith, wherewith you shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.


Wisdom for Living

In this blog, I want to talk about the importance of wisdom in our lives. Proverbs 4:7 tells us, “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore, get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.” The book of Proverbs is best known for its wisdom and teaches us how to live in this world in accordance with the will of God. So what is wisdom? Wisdom is the correct application of knowledge. It is knowing what to do with what you have learned. I like to say it this way, Proverbs is full of wisdom, common sense, and practical advice for everyday living. There are many topics covered in Proverbs, so what I’d like to do is share a few of them with you that will help your life. With each topic, I’ll share a couple of verses and do so using the Message Bible.