Posts from December 2018

Posts from December 2018

2019 Theme and Plans

2019 Theme Summary Video   Reading plan for the church To “delight” in God’s word and “meditate” on it “day and night,” we’re going to encourage every member of our congregation to read through the Bible as a congregation in 2019. We will provide a reading plan to the church, and we will commit to reading through the assigned portion every day. The reading plan will be organized around a chronological reading of Scripture that covers the entire Bible. We…

ACU Bearing Fruit

The apostle Paul instructed the young preacher, Timothy that he should, “preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.” (II Timothy 4:2 ESV) This is what the faculty, staff, students, and graduates of Asian Christian University (ACU) are doing. With all diligence, the Gospel message is being shared with those who need to hear. The results are evidence of the faithful teaching and preaching. The recent news of…

Chest-thumping?

Maybe there’s a little bit of a my-dad-can-beat-up-your-dad spirit in many of us, but most of us also recognize it’s not much fun being around someone who’s always one up. Is there a braggart or two in your world? It might actually intimidate kids on the playground, but it’s wise not to try it in God’s house. Read Paul’s boasting below, but don’t miss his point: For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory…

He’s serious

It’s pretty easy to develop a cavalier attitude toward sin. We’re saved by grace anyway, right? “Everybody’s got sin problems,” we say, and, “After all, nobody’s perfect.” And a few other platitudes like those make us feel better. But they shouldn’t. We shouldn’t ever become relaxed about sin. The Old Testament has a lot of scary passages, and we’ve got to be careful when we apply them to our time. But they’ve got something important to say to us. Here’s…