Be a Servant in the Church, Not a Consumer
Our world is full of consumers and people who only care about what they can get and not how they can serve. Our attitude when...
Thin-Skinned Christians Ruin Churches
One of the worst things a church can have is people who are thin-skinned and easily offended. May God keep us from ever manifesting such un-Christ-like characteristics.
You Are Not Most Important
One of the biggest battles Christians face in their church is with selfishness. Christians should not be consumed with themselves and their own interests.
The Church Needs to Be Protected From the Inside
Pastors can have a tendency to expect attacks to come on the church from the outside. But Paul warns the Ephesian elders that wolves are going to attack the church from within.
Nothing Damages the Church Like Proud People
The spirit of our age is telling us that we need to trust and believe in ourselves. But this mindset will severely divide and damage a church...
Dwell on Christ to Dissolve Division From Non-Essential Differences
May God help us to not give off an impression of superiority to other Christians who may not agree with us on secondary matters.
Love For Christ Overcomes Sexual Immorality
There are practical things to consider when seeking to overcome sexual sin. But if love for Christ is lacking, all other means and methods won't last.
Don’t Blame the Faults of Your Parents for Your Rejection of Christ
Many children find it convenient to use the failures of their Christian parents as an excuse to not come to Christ. Their failures (not referring to a life of hypocrisy) just means...
Christ’s Kingdom is Not About Position and Power
The kingdom of God is not about position and power. Yet to our amazement the disciples asked Jesus, the King, “Who is the greatest?”
How is Your Fellowship with God?
Your doctrine may be sound and right, but how is your fellowship with God? Can you boldly say that your life is one of true fellowship with the Father and the Son?
We Need to Go to the Mountaintop and Then Come Down
Our Christian life must consist of both going up to the mountaintop to behold the glory of Jesus Christ, and we also need to come...
Ugly Pride: Wanting to Be Recognized by People
The non-Christian world is full of pride, but pride can sadly creep into the church as well. We can inwardly desire the glory...
Be Honest About Your Failures and Determined to Change
Are we honest before God in our areas of needed growth in our lives? In addition, are we determined and resolved by the grace of God...
Don’t Look for Perfection in a Spouse
Single Christians who want to be married should not be expecting perfection in a potential spouse and setting unreasonable standards.
Don’t Be a Young, Proud, Know-It-All
Sadly, one of the vices that plagues young people is pride. It's often overlooked if a young person has a quiet and humble disposition.
Our Joys and Sorrows Are Temporal
Our lives can't be marked by our sorrows or our joys. They have to be marked by living for eternity despite our sorrows and our joys.