6 04, 2018

Lead by Example!

By | 2018-04-01T18:37:38+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: All, Hope|Tags: , , |

Yesterday we started a list of four things, found in 1 Peter 5: 1-5,  that must motivate a pastor/shepherd. First, these churches were God’s flock. Second, pastors serve not out of compulsion but willingly. Third, pastors should care for the church by serving as examples to the flock. Notice, Peter used the word overseeing. This is a verb form of the word [...]

22 02, 2018

Not Ashamed

By | 2018-02-18T18:26:01+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: All, Hope|Tags: , , |

People who experience suffering may be tempted to yield to their pain. Instead of following Christ’s pattern, they sometimes express anguish in sinful ways. Hurting people may fail to recognize that they are causing themselves more pain as they come under God’s chastening hand. Because all people face God’s judgment, we should live in a way that honors Him, even during difficult [...]