Cultivating a Missions Focus

Traditionally, we have never received an offering on our midweek service… basically, I felt once per week was plenty, and God always provided for us financially in abundance. For some time, I had been trying to think of a way to bring a stronger focus on missions in our church, and one evening a new… Continue reading Cultivating a Missions Focus

Five Basics of Christian Living

Matthew 6:1-4 1.Giving a.Time b.Treasures c.Talents Matthew 6:5-15 2.Prayer a.Prayer is a private thing. (5-6) b.Pray specifically (7-8) c.Patterned prayer (9-13) d.Forgiveness is essential to answered prayer (14-15) Matthew 6:16-24 3.Fasting a.Fasting is a private matter (16-18) b.Remember where your treasure is (19-21) c.Fasting is for refocusing and purging (22-24) Matthew 6:25-34 4.Trust a.Worry Won’t… Continue reading Five Basics of Christian Living