The hope of the gospel is transforming power beginning in the individual and moving outward to redeem marriages, families, communities, towns, and nations.
Giving is an act of worship; our monetary gifts are a spiritual investment in God's economy.
Rejoicing in God begins with recognizing that He is Lord, and trusting in Him in all circumstances of our lives. Believers are to agree in the Lord, though they may have different priorities, ministries, perspectives, or emphases.
Concern for others is not the source of salvation, nor is it the meaning of the cross; rather concern for others is a fruit of the cross.
Though the early church faced hostility, idolatry, and immorality all around, they obeyed and turned the world up-side-down for Christ.
It's difficult to develop a healthy Christian community when people want minimal commitment and few entanglements.
The Holy Spirit indwells us, freeing us from the grip of sin; cleansing us from the pollution of sin; and alleviating the sense of guilt of sin.
Our privileged position as citizens of the kingdom also comes with responsibilities.
We are to live in the provision and life of the Spirit who binds us to Christ and to one another.
Whatever area of life and service you are in, the wisdom and skills you have are given by God for the furtherance of His Kingdom.