What is salvation? And what are the marks of true salvation? Many evangelicals (and Mennonites) have strayed from the original understanding of the word "salvation." Rediscover the nature and marks of authentic salvation.
An elder speaks regarding brotherhood agreements—a concept common in Anabaptist groups. While abuse of practical agreements are devastating, Dale explores the potential for brotherhoods to come together in genuine unity of life.
Do we, like Moses, have personal conviction worth passing on? Personal conviction cannot be forced. We need to have a passion for our own personal conviction, yet respect others as well. Are we willing to allow our children to ask questions yet guide them diligently into a life of Christian service
We will have relationships with others all our lives. How do we build them? How do we blend, while acknowledging diversity? Is truth or love more important in a relationship? There are answers to be found from the One who made us all, and Who will help us to have mutually satisfactory relationships?
What is a hero? What is required to become one? NASA has identified nine characteristics that make heroic astronauts. Darvin takes those qualities and challenges Christians to make them an integral part of their lives, and in doing so, to become a hero.
How can a person know what is imaginary and what is actual? We tend to depend on our five senses to help us sort the fictitious from the genuine; but did you know that those may be fooled? So if our senses are not a reliable guide, what is?
The relationship that parents have with their children in early years will set the course for that child's life. Where can you learn how to teach your child? God values children, and so should we. Let us learn from our Heavenly Father the best way to relate to the precious souls He has given to us.
In today's world, filled with rude and rushed people, the grace of Christian courtesy is more necessary and noticed than ever. An exhortation to express courtesy to civil and spiritual authorities, to the elderly, to women—leading by example in speech as well as in action.
The bondage of sin and the burden of guilt: problems as old as mankind! What can be done to cleanse the conscience and free the soul? This sermon looks at confession, the related topics of repentance and forgiveness, and details the steps to take to restore peaceful relationships with God and man.
How do you know when you have enough? How much distinction should there be between HAVING and WANTING? God's Word warns the pilgrim of the hindrances of possessions, and encourages those who follow the Shepherd to let Him provide for their wants.