Comparisons between the early church and today

Consider this: The early church “devoted themselves” to the apostles teachings (learning about God and His will for our lives), to fellowship (socializing), to meals and to prayer. Devote: 1: to commit by a solemn act <devoted herself to serving God> 2: to give over or direct (as time, money, or effort) to a cause, enterprise, or activity Solemn: 1: marked by…

Where are all the men?

Okay gentlemen… we’ve been to the mountaintop; we’ve heard the speeches; we’ve been challenged to assume the leadership role that God has called us to, so why haven’t things changed? Why is America getting worse, not better? For instance, why is the divorce rate in the church the same as it is outside the church?…

God’s active involvement in life’s little details

As I read the Book of Acts I’m learning just how much God has His hands in even the minute details of our lives. Take for instance the story on Saul’s conversion (he would later become the Apostle Paul). After Saul’s encounter with the Lord Jesus while walking along the road to Damascus, Saul was…