Category Archives: Communion

Why do we need warnings with God’s blessings?

Why does God have to attach warnings when He blesses His people? Consider seven stages that often follow God’s blessings. Continue reading

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Two dimensions of Church

It is misguided to think that the full intention of common life in Christian community can be accomplished in formal gatherings of a local Church. Mutual caring and accountability must reach well beyond gatherings in a Church building. Continue reading

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10 Reasons for Church Membership

Does it really matter if I am a member of a Church? Continue reading

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The secret place with God

“If we are unwilling to change, we will abandon prayer as a noticeable characteristic of our lives.” Continue reading

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The meaning of communion

Many Christians will gather for a time of communion during what is called, “Holy week.” But do we really understand the meaning of this ordinance instituted by our Savior? My answer to the question might counter some more common assumptions … Continue reading

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Four lessons in greatness

https://thinkpoint.wordpress.com/2011/06/13/6-difficulties-atheists-encounter/ Continue reading

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5 short Audio devotionals to strengthen your Church

To help you experience true transformation in your local Church, check out the five 90 second radio features:   Take delight in honoring each other Watching out for each other not watching each other The case for Christ among us … Continue reading

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