Who is Jesus? (Mark 1:1-8)

Mark’s gospel begins this way: “The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.” And so there is no doubt. This strange (at the time) piece of literature is about Jesus. But who is he? That, in a question, is exactly what the book of Mark is about. It is about Jesus, […]

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Elders, Deacons and Unity (Acts 6:1-7)

What do deacons do? For that matter, what are elders supposed to do? And why does it matter? We look to the early church — the problems they faced and the solutions they came up with — to guide us. Let’s pray for humility and fruit this Sunday!

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The Happy Mind (Romans 12:2, Psalm 77)

What does it take to be happy? Some people would say that it’s your circumstances that determine your mood. Others would argue that your personality makes you a happy person or a glum one. We must agree, of course, that circumstances and personality do play roles in your happiness. But is that all there is […]

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