Jesus sets before us an amazing example of how to bridge cultural divides to bring others to Him.
Pastors Dan Green, Tom Barlow, and Mike Yoder speak on being thankful in light of God’s promises for the past, present, and future.
In general, the priesthood of all believers is the idea that there is no legitimate distinction between the pastor/elder/overseer and the congregation when it comes to Christian life and practice. Believers have one Mediator between themselves and God, and He is Christ, not the pastor.
Jesus wants women to be encouraged. He wants us to be united in love. He wants us to have the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. But, most importantly, Jesus wants us to know Him!
I’ve learned more through this internship than I can express in 700 words. However, for the sake of time and the reader not getting bored, here are the two things which impacted me most…
An unavoidable side effect of working at a church as a Pastoral Intern is that you are around God’s Word all the time. Seemingly every picture on the wall has a Bible verse in it, every meeting opens with a devotion, and every conversation is in some way theological.
In the midst of a book full of graphic violence about people groups we’re not familiar with and sins which look very different in our modern world than they did back then, we might be shocked to see this cycle is something that we easily fall into today!
“What am I going to do with my life?” This question has weighed heavily upon me as I consider how I will spend my numbered days on earth, and I may have been crushed by the pressure or frozen out of fear if I had not encountered a very old doctrine in a very new way.
In just a few days our church will be flooded with children who will have the opportunity to be guided through the Bible, hearing the Gospel and hope of salvation. Wow! What a privilege God has given us to reach the children in our communities.
The Gospel gives us a constant, unending love that envelops our entire being. God’s love enables our love. Christ’s death on the cross is a manifestation of God’s love. Therefore, we have the capacity to love people unconditionally…