Is reading the Bible all that important?

A new year has begun and it’s a time for us to consider our lives in a unique way.  There’s no magic in changing pages on our calendar or in a different number used to identify a year, but for many of us it is a time to think about what has been, what will...

Prayer Walking With Passion

Here are a few things to consider as we walk the streets and pray for the city God has currently placed us in: Know your purpose. Jesus urged us to pray for the will of God to be done on earth. We pray for real people in real places, using all the insight and...

How should we understand the letters of the New Testament?

Hermeneutics (How we study the Bible) –  contextualization process for the epistles  (moving from the ancient text to our modern application in the letters of the New Testament):   How can we read ancient letters in the Bible and find their meaning for us today? ...

“The body is a unit…”

“The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body.  So it is with Christ.”  (1 Corinthians 12:12) I totally understand that our bodies have many different parts and almost all of them are...

Seeking to understand God’s Message

Seeking out God’s Message when I read the Bible… The Bible is the most important book ever written. It claims to be the very words of the almighty, infinite God, given to reveal Himself to humanity. The “living and active” Word of God is able to penetrate...