Monthly Archives: December 2016

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How to Start a New Life with Christ

HOW TO START A NEW LIFE WITH CHRIST You can have real, lasting peace today through a relationship with Jesus Christ. There are four things you need to know about receiving the free gift of eternal life and starting a new life, devoted to Jesus: 1 – God loves you and has a plan [...]

By |2016-12-30T11:45:43+00:00December 30th, 2016|Blog Posts, I Corinthians, John, New Testament, Romans|0 Comments

The Bible is the Most Reliable Book in the World

The Bible is the most reliable book in the world.  It has proven over and over again to be accurate in its history, archaeology, science, and prophesy.  The Bible is so widely regarded as an authoritative source that over 150,000 copies are either bought or given away every single day.  It has been translated into [...]

By |2016-12-13T21:01:03+00:00December 29th, 2016|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Respect Those who Keep Watch over Your Soul

The writer of Hebrews says in Hebrews 13:17, “17 Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.” Elders are stewards of God’s household, the local [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:39:37+00:00December 27th, 2016|Blog Posts, I Timothy, New Testament|0 Comments

Jesus’ Birth Glorified God

Glorifying God can be simply understood as the attributes of God put on display.  When God’s attributes are displayed, God is glorified.  When something like unlimited power, infinite wisdom, or perfect love is displayed, it is a spectacular thing to behold!  The angels made it clear that God was glorified when Jesus was born.  [...]

By |2017-11-20T13:00:39+00:00December 25th, 2016|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Pastor Mark’s Christmas Editorial in the Verde Independent

God's Gift to Us at Christmas Here is a link to the editorial that Pastor Mark wrote in the Verde Independent Newspaper:  http://www.verdenews.com/news/2016/dec/24/commentary-gods-gift-us-christmas/ Have a Merry Christmas!

By |2016-12-24T13:32:21+00:00December 24th, 2016|Articles, Blog Posts|0 Comments

Give Your Spiritual Gifts to Others by Serving

A vital partner in the gospel serves others in the body sacrificially: They serve when they’re tired.   They serve when it’s hard. They serve when they don’t feel like it anymore.   AND… they serve with JOY! Paul said these words to the church in Philippi (Philippians 2:3-4), “3 Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility [...]

By |2016-12-21T19:04:01+00:00December 22nd, 2016|Blog Posts, I Corinthians, New Testament|0 Comments

Sheep, Shepherds, & the Local Church

God intended for His people to worship together, not just individually! God’s purpose in gathering a people is not only to have them relate to Him on an individual level, but to form those individuals into a people, a race, a nation, and a priesthood dedicated to His purposes. Holy-nation-building was God’s purpose for [...]