Connecting Our Church (John 13:33-35)

Before Jesus ascended to heaven, he taught and prayed that his followers would be united. He taught and prayed that they would be connected. He taught and prayed that they would love each another. This deep and covenantal community, if they could manage it, would be one of the greatest and most important things in […]

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Let’s refresh our understanding of the Holy Spirit and understand the Holy Spirit’s application to our daily lives as individuals and collectively as the people of God. “Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to […]

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Did God Make a Bad Deal? (Genesis 15)

In the Old Testament covenants were the equivalent of legally binding contracts today. Two parties would agree on the terms and make a binding commitment to stick to them, accepting the consequences if the terms were broken. In Genesis 15 God makes an extraordinary covenant with Abram, to give him and all his descendants blessings […]

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