What Is the Book of Genesis All About?

Main Idea God creates humanity to care for His beautiful world, but, after rejecting His rule, mankind continually sins, so God chooses one family through which to develop a relationship and rescue the world. Explanation of Main Idea Adam and Eve were placed in the Garden of Eden to rule. …

The Irony of the Black Dress

(Editor’s Note: During the 75th Golden Globe awards, which aired on Sunday, January 7, 2018, many celebrities wore black to protest sexual harassment and to support anti-harassment initiatives that grew out of the scandals involving prominent entertainment figures including, but not limited to, Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax.) Last Sunday …

An Announcement from Pat…and a Favor

Hey there! I really love communicating life-changing principles from the Bible, whether it’s teaching on a Sunday morning or writing a blog post or sending a devotional email. When I became a pastor, I did so as the next step in my faith journey. A few years ago, I realized …

Jesus is God

Jesus was and is God incarnate. Check out these verses: John 1:1–2:” In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God.” John 1:14: “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we …

LINKS about The Texas Tragedy

When my phone alerted me to the news last Sunday afternoon I, like many of you, were devastated. My heart especially went out to Pastor Frank Pomeroy, who lost his 14 year old adopted daughter. I know what it is to pastor a small church. I know what it is …

You Undeniably Need Music In Your Life

Johann Sebastian Bach wrote, “The object of all music should be the glory of God and pleasant recreation.” It is no accident that the largest book in our Bible is a songbook, the book of Psalms. And did you notice that it is in the very centre of your bible? …