Many parents wait on special opportunities to seek to bring their children to Christ. However there is a point of contact we have with them everyday which provides continual opportunities to evangelize them-that is, if we do it the right way. What is that point of contact? Take time to listen to the message and find out.
Evangelizing our children is not an activity distinct from our daily training and nurture of them. If we train and nurture them as Paul outlines for us in Ephesians 6:1-4 then that training and nurture will be evangelistic. In this message I address the the biblical context in which we are to evangelize our children:
-A healthy church life
-A healthy home life Read more
As Christian parents we want to see our children converted. What are we to do? How are we to do it? First, we need to make sure that we approach the task with a balanced perspective. In this message I lay out three general truths that parents should keep before them as they seek to lead their children to Christ. Read more
What if Jesus of Nazareth did not rise from the dead? What if His bones have long since rotted and retuned to dust? Have you ever stopped to consider and contemplate that question? According to 1 Corinthians 15:14-19 there are serious implications if Christ did not in fact rise from the dead.
“If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain. Moreover, we are even found to be false witnesses of God, because we testified against God that He raised Christ, whom He did not raise, if in fact the dead are not raised. For if the dead are not raised, not even Christ has been raised; and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins.” (NAS) Read more
Our church will be observing a day of prayer and fasting this coming Saturday, 1/26/13. Have you ever wondered why we would should fast as New Testament believers? This message does not deal with all of the issues associated with fasting, but it does point us in the right direction. Read more
Tomorrow morning we are going to be considering what the Word of God says about how Christians should respond to a crying need all across this globe-millions of orphans. It is not just a problem in a distant somewhere else. There are thousands all around us, right under our noses. But what should be our greatest motivation to get involved in this type of ministry? The gospel and the fact that God has shown us mercy in Christ has adopted us into His family. Therefore, showing love to these precious children ought to flow out of the love God our Father has lavished on us. Watch what Francis Chan has to say about this. Read more