Christianity in Exile ~ Gary Prickett

When Dorothy arrives in Oz she says to faithful Toto: “I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” This cultural idiom has come to express the feeling of no longer being in a place that one knows or where one is comfortable; to be in a completely unfamiliar...

Blessed Baptisms ~ Andrew Hall

I love baptism Sundays. I remember my baptism nearly 30 years ago and how the Lord has been my God and keeper. Baptism is one of two ordinances that we practice as a local church. The other is the Lord’s Supper. While we partake of the Lord’s Supper once a month,...

Dependent on the Word and Prayer ~ Andrew Hall

After a recent check-up with my family doctor, I had the results back from various tests. Blood work, cardiology, neurology, and other tests gave me a picture of my overall physical health. But this picture seemed incomplete to me. Physical health is one component of...

Christmas According to Jesus ~ Andrew Hall

What one word comes to mind when you think about “Christmas”? For some, they think decorations, presents, lights, carols, family, or presents. The season is rich with tradition, memories, gifts, and symbols. As I have been preaching through John, one word repeated...

The Privilege of Promises Revealed ~ Luke Burrow

One of the most remarkable characteristics of Scripture is that it can be simultaneously simple to understand and inexhaustibly deep. For many centuries, Christians have particularly enjoyed this quote attributed to Gregory the Great—“Scripture is like a river again,...