Ripening Issues in the Church of Christ – Dissatisfaction with Worship

One of the predominant messages of Gulfcoast Getaway 2008 was that our college students are dissatisfied with worship in their local congregations. The root cause of this is believed to be an aging leadership with a different taste for worship, song selection, and atmosphere. Pair that with high octane instrumental Christian music on the radio […]

What Are You Afraid Of?

Have you ever thought about the devastating effects fear can have on our lives? Fear of the unknown, of change, or even fear of what toys our children play with. If you can name it there is probably a way to be afraid of it. Just to give you a sample of how many different […]

Because He First Loved…Living By God’s Example

God asks us to do many difficult things: Love our enemies and pray for those who persecute us Take up our cross Leave your father and mother for his sake Humble ourselves In each of those things and in many others we see how God, through Christ, did those things first and asks us to […]