Payte Johnson | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Faith Without Weight Is Dead

The Apostle James famously teaches that faith without works is dead. In the second chapter of his epistle, he continues pouring out wisdom for his Jewish-Christian recipients by explaining faith in a greater light. Basically, he explains — what good is your faith if you have...

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Payte Johnson | Thursday, March 8, 2018

Faithful Pastors Have Your Back

The thought isn't very pleasing, but there are real wolves out there... Considering false teachers to be “wolves” is one of those topics that turns off most people. America is a very inclusive culture. However, the Bible is picky about preachers and teachers. The...

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Brooks Marsh | Thursday, March 1, 2018

Feels like We Are Losing When Satan Has the Ball

We were down by two points with two minutes to go. Our opponents rebounded our missed shot and called a time out. I told my team of third and fourth graders, “You guys are playing great tonight! When we get the ball back, we need...

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Micah Sanderson | Friday, February 23, 2018

Embrace the Burden God Put on Your Heart

I want to begin by telling you that you have NO idea of what hangs in the balance of your decision to embrace a burden God has put on your heart.In Nehemiah chapter 1, Nehemiah learns of the devastation of Jerusalem. Those who were...

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Paul Thurston | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Why Would You Get Out of Your Boat?

One of my all-time favorite places to vacation with my wife and kids is the ocean. Being from the agricultural heart of the country, we’re not too far from several lakes. But those pale in comparison to the blue green salt water of the Pacific,...

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