What Kind Of Leader Are You? (1 Tim.3)

“If anyone wants to provide leadership in the church, good! But there are preconditions: A leader must be well-thought-of, committed to his wife, cool and collected, accessible, and hospitable. He must know what he’s talking about, not be overfond of wine, not pushy but gentle, not thin-skinned, not money-hungry. He must handle his own affairs…

Loving the Truth (2 Thess. 13)

“The coming [of the lawless one, the antichrist] is through the activity and working of Satan and will be attended by great power and with all sorts of [pretended] miracles and signs and delusive marvels—[all of them] lying wonders—And by unlimited seduction to evil and with all wicked deception for those who are perishing (going…

Thanks a lot! (1Thess.5)

“Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.” 1 Thess.5:18 Remember when you first committed your life to Christ? EVERYTHING, even the smallest thing, seemed like a miracle! We were thankful for our new life, our sins being forgiven, the Holy Spirit, a great Church, our…

Unshakable (1 Thess.3)

“and sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God, and our fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ, to establish you and encourage you concerning your faith, that no one should be shaken by these afflictions; for you yourselves know that we are appointed to this.” (1 Thess.3:2-3)) As a pastor, this really is what…

Run to win! (1 Cor. 9)

“You’ve all been to the stadium and seen the athletes race. Everyone runs; one wins. Run to win. All good athletes train hard. They do it for a gold medal that tarnishes and fades. You’re after one that’s gold eternally. I don’t know about you, but I’m running hard for the finish line. I’m giving…