“Words that bring smiles” – Colossians 1:1-8, Part 4

Want some news to bring a smile to your face? As we continue studying Colossians 1:1-8, look at verse 4.  Paul says that he has heard good things about the Christians, news he is thankful for, and as a result he wants to keep encouraging them.  Word has spread through the Christian network, which reliedContinue reading ““Words that bring smiles” – Colossians 1:1-8, Part 4″

How “majority rules” can be so good and so bad

Do you believe that “majority rules?”  I am reminded of the game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, and their “Ask The Audience” tool.  If a contestant doesn’t know the answer to a trivia question, they have the option, one-time only, to ask the audience which answer the audience would choose.  Audience members thenContinue reading “How “majority rules” can be so good and so bad”

Why we’re getting rid of the word “evangelical” from our church sign

Evangelicals are in the news!  Donald Trump recently met with Evangelical leaders.  I have seen so many articles about Evangelicals and politics these past few weeks.  Some signaling the demise of evangelicalism.  Some talking about the decline of evangelical influence. What in the world is an Evangelical, anyway? We are Faith Evangelical Congregational Church.  WeContinue reading “Why we’re getting rid of the word “evangelical” from our church sign”

Have Christians forgotten the Gospel?

Christians talk a lot about the Gospel. As they should.  The Gospel is the foundation of our faith.  But what if Christians have forgotten about the Gospel? This post is written to Christians, but I would be very interested to hear what those who are not Christians would think of it as well.  Maybe thoseContinue reading “Have Christians forgotten the Gospel?”