A few weeks ago we began a study of 1 Timothy and as we approach our passage for study today we will discover, I believe, the unifying theme of this letter to Timothy from Paul. As you study a passage it is usually a good idea to look for the big idea. I think we’ll […]
In the early 1900’s a London newspaper carried an advertisement that read: “Men wanted for hazardous journey, small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. Honor and recognition in case of success.” The ad, signed by famous Arctic explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, brought Inquiries from thousands of men. Commenting […]
As we began last Sunday the study of 1 Timothy, we established the author of the book, Paul, an Apostle of Jesus Christ. We noted the importance of understanding the kind of authority Paul had as an Apostle. Jesus Christ himself appointed the Apostles. Paul’s authority to speak on matters of the church comes from […]
1 Timothy 1:1-2 Higgins Lake Baptist Church Kevin Pierpont, Pastor-Teacher 7/27/03 A pastor was invited to have dinner with a family in his church. While waiting for the meal to be served he asked the young son what they would be having to eat. The boy informed the pastor they would be having goat. "Are […]
Today’s New Thinking Newsletter from Gerry McGovern gives insight on Measuring your web content management processes. He asks and helps answer some questions I think are helpful to ask of your church website. Is the right content being published for the right reader? How quickly is content getting published on the website? How well is […]
“And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses. (Mark 11:25 NKJV) Look at that first phrase again; “And whenever you stand praying” Standing was often the Jewish posture in prayer but this verse is not about our physical posture. […]
Tired of telemarketers? Who isn’t. The National Do Not Call Registry will go into effect on Oct. 1, 2003. You can sign up on the government web site at donotcall.gov. It’s a busy site today so you may need to check again later.
Don Whitney shares over the span of three articles 30 ways to improve your church worship service. 10 Ways To Improve Your Church’s Worship Service Simple changes that could make dramatic improvements in the quality of congregational worship. 10 More Ways To Improve Your Church’s Worship Service Sequel to 10 Ways To Improve Your Church’s […]