Marriage

Introduction The Church of Jesus Christ exists because of the grace of God and for the glory of God The Church is the work of the Triune God:  the Father calls sinners to salvation; Jesus Christ gave his life for sinners to reconcile them to God; the Holy Spirit gives rebirth through the Word and … Continue reading Marriage

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Marriage as an effective tool for evangelism (2)

Series Title:  Better things are coming Scripture Readings 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 1 Peter 3:1-7 Introduction A wool growing farmer on an outback station once made this remark about Christians and effective evangelism (and he probably just applied some principles of breeding and selecting stock to build up his sheep):  “Pastor, there’s one sure way for … Continue reading Marriage as an effective tool for evangelism (2)

Seven Simple Steps to Boost Evangelism

(This is part of an article written by Rick Segal on the Desiring God website.  See here for full article) Develop your “personal Great Commission number” as if it were something as routine to your daily life as church, work, fitness, and carting your kids around. How much time do you spend with unbelieving individuals, … Continue reading Seven Simple Steps to Boost Evangelism

Face the challenge

Fear versus Service Scripture Readings 2Corinthians 4:1-15 1Kings 18:1-18 Introduction Dear brothers and sisters in the Lord Jesus Christ, I cannot testify as personal experience with the Apostle Paul in 2 Corinthians 4.  His life of service in the Lord is surely an example we all should strive for when he writes to a church … Continue reading Face the challenge