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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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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