Archive for February, 2017

What is the Pastor’s role?

February 23rd, 2017

As a Pastor I recently started to look at the Pastor’s role according to the Bible. We all have our ideas of what the Pastor should do, but I think it is important to start from what the Bible says. The term Pastor only appears once in the New Testament. This might surprise some, as […]

Just hang in there

February 22nd, 2017

Today as I was reading Hebrews 10, the following two verses jumped out at me… In these two verses two words really jumped off the page –  “patient endurance”. Patience often means waiting. Endurance means continuing on for a long time doing the same thing. So I guess you could say patient endurance means “just […]

A great report of faith

February 21st, 2017

In 1 Thessalonians 1:8-10 the Apostle Paul tells of the peoples great faith. He says their faith is known far and wide. It says… There are a number of important elements in these verses… 1. They turned from serving idols to serving God. 2. They have a vibrant faith that others have heard about. Their […]

Saved by grace to serve

February 19th, 2017

Ephesians 2: 8-10 says, “God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God. 9 Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it. 10 For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us […]

Valentines Day and the love of God

February 14th, 2017

One Valentines Day we talk about the love we have for one another, especially those who are couples. On this day we should also remember the love God has for us. God’s love can be seen in a number of ways. 1. In His love for us even when He knows all about us Psalms […]