Barnabas shows us that encouragement begins with generosity, and culminates in truthful presence.
Followers of the King will face resistance through rejection, opposition, and seclusion. As we walk through the life and death of John the Baptist, we learn how to respond to resistance with righteousness thus reflecting the hope to which we cling!
What's the most important conversation churches need to have today? What excites you about the changing opportunities to proclaim the Gospel?
In Paul's last will and testament, he encourages his young, beloved, and fearful disciple named Timothy to be faithful by entrusting what he has learned to others (spiritual multiplication).
Until we learn to stop and be still, we will always lack the perspective to see well and the passion to love well. Thankfully, Jesus promises us a rest from all of our hurry and haste if we would only experience the gift of rest He offers to us!
Late in the evening Jesus comes walking on the water and challenges Peter to step out of the boat and walk to him. God calls us to step out of our "boat" and follow him everyday. So what got Peter out of the boat and how do we do the same?
Intellectual and philosophical movements in the West relied on human reason rather than revelation as the source of truth and progress. As the church swept along with rapid global changes, radical new freedoms — including freedom of religion — emerged as society began to sep...
God loves the underdog! See how Jesus breaks every taboo to reach, redeem and transform a used and abused woman into a hero of the early church.
In Acts 14, Paul and Barnabas provide us a beautiful example as to how to respond to the opinion of the crowds when they love us and when they hate us.
The trials and challenges of our lives reveal our inner character. Under pressure, Stephen proved to be a man who had cultivated Christ-like character. What about us? When we display Christ-like character under pressure and pain, we demonstrate the power of the gospel to tra...