Knowing and living are two different things, aren't they? For example, parents don't always exemplify the life they want their kids to live. Perhaps you've heard the familiar phrase, "Do as I say, not as I do." Lord willing, that doesn't depict how we live out our...read >>
The first word of Jesus' Great Commission is "go". Go where? To all nations, of course. Isn't that what the rest of the passage says: "Go make disciples of all nations..."
When many Christians read those words they tend to think that such a command and commission...read >>
Are you a believer? Then why are you here? Why doesn't God just zap us up to heaven the moment we believe?
There is one thing we get to do here on earth that we won't do in heaven: proclaim the Gospel to the lost! This is the earthly activity of the salty saints...read >>
Last Sunday afternoon, after we looked at Jesus proclamation in Matthew 5.11-12 about the blessing of being persecuted for His sake, a brother testified about the persecution being endured by Christians in the middle east. Indeed, it is atrocious.
Currently there...read >>
Isn't it nice to be in control of God? You know, only letting Him into the areas of our lives that we're inclined to share with Him. "I mean, come on... Surely we've got to keep some things to ourselves, right? How else can I maintain my identity? I've got to be Me,...read >>
If we have learned anything of God's character through our study of Genesis it is that He has authority over all things! And secondly, He has been proclaiming the Good News of His Son from before the beginning of time.
Now that we have reached the end of our study...read >>
Have you trusted Christ? Have you obeyed His command to follow Him in believer's baptism?
As we prepare to baptize over a dozen brothers and sisters in the faith, this morning we'll spend some time examining key passages on believer's baptism, how it was and ought...read >>
Are you living on mission with the Lord? Do you even know what His mission is? It's a battle, that's for sure... chalked full of kingdoms, barricade walls, city gates, occupied territory and one strong enemy. But, there's hope for followers of Jesus: He who is in...read >>
Next Sunday marks South Church's two year anniversary. Today the Lord provided an opportunity for us to be reminded of the vision He has given South Church to reach the un-churched and de-churched in our community.
It is entirely unoriginal, and certainly simple. I...read >>