Christmastime is Here: But Where's Christ?

The word “Christmas” begins with the name “Christ” for a reason: it is a celebration of the day Christ came to earth—a celebration of His birth and His willingness, as Philippians 2:7 says, to take upon himself the form of a servant to be made in the likeness of men. Yet, in our increasingly hostile society, the name “Jesus” or “Jesus Christ” is offensive.

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Thanksgiving: Keeping Perspective

Thanksgiving. It's far too often overshadowed by the retail frenzy of the Christmas--make that, the "holiday"--season.

That's sad. And tragic.

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Sharing Your Faith in Modern America

The Gospel.

God commands that we share it. Lost people desperately need to hear it.

Sharing the Gospel person-to-person was God’s original plan for how the world would know about the salvation available through Jesus Christ.  Yet, sadly, and tragically, many Christians have abandoned this responsibility entirely . . .

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Pastoral Counseling: What You Need to Know

Pastor, I need to talk to you. . .

Most every pastor who’s been in the ministry for any length of time has heard these words countless numbers of times: on the other end of the line in the middle of the night; while shaking hands at church; after the sudden knock on the door while engaged in preparing for next Sunday’s sermon.  

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