Chuck’s wooden pulpit at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, bears a hand-carved Bible overlaid by a sword. That symbol speaks to Chuck’s answer when asked how he feels behind the pulpit. “I feel invincible.”
Romans 12:14-21 paints a picture of the church using peace as his base colour with pronounced shades of humility and blessing.
Psalm 119 reveals three amazing promises that God fulfils in you when you feed yourself His Word. Verse 98 holds the first: “Your commands make me wiser than my enemies.”
God’s work is sacred. So when a person engaged in ministry repeatedly defies God’s high and holy standards, that individual is to be removed.
When I think back to my years in university, I can’t justify church-skipping any more than I can defend missing class. I had a million excuses though. I didn’t know anyone, I didn’t like the music, it was too far, etcetera.
Insight for Living Canada exists to help you do these two essential callings. We’re committed to teaching YOU how to study and apply the Bible. We’re also committed to joining hands with you to make disciples in all of Canada.
Finding a church home, like finding a house to live in, is one of the most important decisions you will make as a believer. It is worth putting time and effort into it.
Living without hope is like sailing on the open ocean with no wind. It’s hard to get going with nothing driving us toward our destination.
For now, we are living in the “already, but not yet” time, a parenthesis between where some promises of restoration have been fulfilled and some are yet to happen.