What Does It Mean to “Be the Church”?

“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” Many talk about the church. It seems everyone has an opinion, even if that opinion is: it’s not worth having an opinion. But through all the talk and opinion and emotion and preference, all too often, “church” does notContinue reading “What Does It Mean to “Be the Church”?”

Love One Another.

On at least one occasion, Jesus was asked by the religious leaders of his day, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” (see Mark 12:28–34; Matthew 22:34–40; Luke 10:25–28) By Jesus’ response, he links two essential commands together. He emphasizes the preeminent command to love God with everything and above everything, and then heContinue reading “Love One Another.”

“Renew: 20:21”

Never has a year been so hated as 2020, yet after just one week of 2021, people were lining up to cancel their 7-day free trial. In all reality, however, history has seen difficulty before, and every year brings a new series of opportunities. As Christians, we have reason above all else to maintain aContinue reading ““Renew: 20:21””