The “Love Chapter” of the Bible is the nickname given to 1 Corinthians 13, every day if becomes clear that we need to read it again and again. Especially considering the mark of the church summed up in John 13:35 is simply that they will know we are His disciples by our love. If you … Continue reading The Love Chapter, Read it Again.
If you are human, there will be times in your life when people fail you. There will be times when you will feel isolated, hurt, hopeless, and nights filled with tears. Why? Because people, even christians, aren't perfect. I think at times it is even more magnified in ministry or any type of leadership position. … Continue reading When People Fail You
When my husband first moved to NC in 2013 following graduating from RBTC, things were tough. He was applying everywhere he could, having to turn down opportunities that would require him to work during church, wondering when something was going to change. It wasn't easy, we had dates where we shared a hotdog and cheerwine … Continue reading Food for Thought: 09.03.2016
"I began to realize something, those people we are so quick to hate and ready to condemn to an eternity in hell, those very same people, a vast majority of them, have NEVER HEARD the name of Christ, let alone the Gospel. ...people are refusing to GO to the uttermost parts of the earth (Acts 1:8) and refusing to GO where His name is not known (Romans 15:20-21, Isaiah 52:15). And ultimately, people are refusing to live the life of LOVE we are called to live! John 3:16 clearly tells us that God so loved the WORLD that He gave His only son." - Jessica Cappel
To be a right-wing extremist is just as ungodly as being a left-wing liberal communist. Both stir hate and adhere to their political parties over what God's word instructs. I'm a staunch conservative, believe in the strict interpretation of the constitution and preserving our God-give liberties in this nation. But.... Guess what? I love the … Continue reading Food for Thought – 09.18.2015
My heart breaks to see my nation, once a beacon of light to the world.... A nation that sent out missionaries and aid to the uttermost parts of the world..... My nation, has become a dark, godless mission field. We NEED God in America again! (Like the old carman song.) And, we need churches that … Continue reading Food for Thought – 08.4.2015
This is a new series specifically designed to give both help and encouragement to ministry families and their children who may be dealing with these issues, as well as helping congregates have an inside look at the ministry and the family and their place in helping it succeed or fail.
"Take courage; for I believe God, and am convinced that things will happen exactly as I have been told." - Acts 27:25 (Weymouth)
We become hardened because we never want to hurt like that again.
"But forgiveness is not an emotion—I knew that too. Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart."