Matthew 12:28-29 CSB[28] If I drive out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you. [29] How can someone enter a strong man’s house and steal his possessions unless he first ties up the strong man? Then he can plunder his house. Praise God that He has defeated… Read More

The impact of Christians insulting and attacking others

For the last 12 months, I have been preaching through the Gospel of Matthew. This past week, November 15, 2020, our passage was Matthew 7:1-12. The title of the sermon was “The Cure for Criticism,” and you can watch/listen here: One of the points that didn’t make it into the sermon dealt with the… Read More

“People are looking for friends, not friendliness.”

“People are looking for friends, not friendliness.” – Ben Mandrell Ben wrote the sentence above in the most recent edition of Facts and Trends. I recommend that you read his article, the link is directly below:   To make, mature, and multiply disciples, a church has to be more than friendly; it has to build friendships.… Read More