OT19 | NT Connection (April 6)

NT Connect: Hebrews 11:23-28 Weekly Reading: Exodus 1-5 The Reproach of Christ Jumping into Exodus this week, we see that a lot has changed since the ending of Genesis. More than 400 years has passed, and the people of Israel have become enslaved to the Egyptians. Fear drove the Egyptians to give them agonizing burdens, … Continued

We Believe: Resurrection & Everlasting Life

“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God … Continued

Mantreat: Leading Young Men to be Wise Men

Finally, I am in the wild. The wind blows, bringing the scent of fall in anticipation for the dormant winter. I start walking up a hill listening to all of the activity surrounding me. Young men are up on the mountain learning how to properly care and fire guns. A few shots ring out as they hit … Continued

Criticism: Constructive or Destructive?

By Gray Cole If you share your hopes, dreams and passions with the world, you are opening yourself to criticism. Hopefully, some criticism will be constructive and provide the refinement you need, but some will be destructive, if not hateful, in nature. You will be criticized, but you will also be given the opportunity to … Continued