Equipping Your Reimagine Journey
For the past 6 or 8 weeks, a number of us have felt an increased spiritual attack on the church. Over the years we’ve become more familiar with these attacks, and whenever this happens I always watch closely for the signs, the evidence, of what scheme the enemy may be employing to…Continue
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In the history section of the Old Testament there is buried a literary gem called the book of Ruth. Long touted as a writing masterpiece, the book of Ruth includes all the makings of a great and timeless love story. You can read through it at lunch, but it can take a lifetime to grasp the depths of its lessons.Continue
Added by Dave Shepardson on September 28, 2011 at 12:47pm — No Comments
Often, our spiritual enemy capitalizes on people being disgruntled in the church. They may be upset about any number of things, but almost always, when someone begins causing conflict in the church, they are definitely disgruntled about something, although they seldom admit what they are truly upset about. Instead, they turn their anger on the church, and specifically on…Continue
Added by Dave Shepardson on September 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
At the end of the Apostle Paul’s third missionary journey in Acts 21-23, Paul faces a very strange and difficult time. He had been told over and over “Do not go to Jerusalem” and since the moment he arrived, it has been a total train wreck. Paul first gave the Jerusalem church a large offering, but instead of appreciation they immediately started accusing him of wrong-doing. So Paul tries to make peace by joining a Jewish ritual, but a mob tries to kill him in the process, and the Roman…Continue
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There are 117 different names for Jesus Christ in the Bible, each one a description of who he is, and what he desires to be in our lives.
The Prophet Isaiah said he would be called Immanuel, which means “God with us.” When the Angel spoke to Joseph he said, “You shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his…Continue
Added by Dave Shepardson on December 29, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Don’t you just love “putting on” the decorations of Christmas?
We put the decorations on our tree, we put our favorite Christmas food on the stove, we put our lights on the house. Things begin to feel like Christmas when we start putting on all our Christmas decorations.
The decorations we put on for Christmas aren’t the essence of Christmas, they’re simply the evidence of Christmas. They’re more like reminders that Christmas is here. And you know we as Christians are…
Added by Dave Shepardson on December 14, 2010 at 11:27am — No Comments
Do we live with the commitment and confidence that we will never be ashamed of Jesus Christ? Do we have the freedom and the courage to bring glory to Christ in all that we do? Will our life honor Him no matter what, whether we live or die? These are the questions of ultimate satisfaction.
A Christian’s life is to be consumed with Christ. If we are living, we are…Continue