Children imitate others, both other children and their parents. Have you ever seen a young child in a room full of adults who joins the adults in laughing at a joke, even though you know the child completely missed the joke? The child seeks to imitate the adults, so when they laugh at pun or… Read More»
I’m writing to all theologians… Now before you close out the window and say, “Well, this article isn’t for me because I’m not a theologian,” I want you to reconsider! The definition that google returns for ‘theologian’ is a person who engages in or is an expert in theology. I believe that it is absolutely impossible… Read More»
Review In our Adult Bible Fellowships we learned in our bible study over the Gospel of Mark that: The book of Mark is a biography of Jesus…so it is good to ask what does the author want us to learn about Jesus The author writes to Roman Christians who grew up in unbelieving homes without the background… Read More»
We hope you have been encouraged as we have been to review the great truths of what freedom in Christ means. Let’s wrap up this blog topic with some practical implications of the freedom Christ bought for us. But of course, first we will take one last look at the passage that started this whole… Read More»
Traveling with 9 teenagers can be exciting in and of itself. But traveling with 9 teenagers to a foreign country can seem a little bit daunting! I’m happy to report that the Mexico City trip was one of the very best experiences of my 30 year teaching career and it was mainly due to the… Read More»
Over Christmas break, our varsity boys basketball team won the Christian Holiday Classic, in Columbus, IN. All three games were won in 4th quarter comebacks, making for quite an exciting weekend. Way to work together!
It’s amazing to think about the fact that we are free – completely and totally free – from slavery to sin because of the sacrifice of Christ on the cross. But what does that mean, really? In our last blog, we began to dig into Romans 6:6-7, 11-14 and discovered what it means to be… Read More»
In this video, Pastor Viars explains some of the reasons why he would encourage you to continue faithfully investing yourself in ministry to children and families.
Intro In our Adult Bible Fellowships we are starting a new bible study over the Gospel of Mark. Adult Bible Fellowships(ABFs) are a great time to connect and enjoy fellowship around prayer, the study of God’s word and serving together. If you have never come to an ABF, I would encourage you to check one out this Sunday… Read More»
It is so easy to get caught in sin. Whether a sin the world considers a “big” sin – such as adultery, pornography, or other addictions – or something we may consider a “small” or “acceptable” sin – such as poor stewardship of time or money, improper priorities, unhealthy life habits – we all struggle… Read More»