NT18 Scriptures: Tyler Smiley

This week Associate Missions Pastor Tyler Smiley offers an encouraging invitation to join NT18.  Produced by Kim Nichols


Help My Unbelief: John 20:27-28

Tyler Smiley (Associate Missions Pastor) shares a brief word about the apostle Thomas and his doubts. Produced by Kim Nichols


God Within Us: Speaking in Tongues

Friendly note: This blog works best if you read along with Bible in-hand (some of the scripture is printed directly in here, but not all of it, so it would be helpful to have it open when you read. The scripture used here is the English Standard Version [ESV].) The topic is speaking in tongues—what … Continued


Kingdom Lifestyle: Fasting

Matthew 6:16–18: 16 “And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. 17 But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, 18 that your fasting may not be seen by … Continued


Kingdom Lifestyle: Live a Kingdom Lifestyle

Life in God’s kingdom means ultimate happiness and fulfillment in God: “Whom have I in heaven but you? And besides you, I desire nothing on earth. My flesh and my heart may fail, But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” –Psalm 73:25-26 Often, we look for fulfillment elsewhere and then … Continued


We Believe: The Helper

I am telling you these things now while I am still with you. But when the Father sends the Advocate as my representative—that is, the Holy Spirit—he will teach you everything and will remind you of everything I have told you. “I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I … Continued


Advent 2016: Everlasting Father

Everlasting Father May your sons and daughters be love Everlasting Father You’re always near Advent Song by Micah Risinger Abraham Lincoln is possibly the most important president in United States history. He led a divided nation through an extremely difficult time. Yet, one of the most fascinating things to me about any great leader, president, … Continued


Advent 2016 Devotional

Now we see the face of God Jesus Christ, Our Savior God of heaven here on earth Praise the King, Emmanuel Advent Song by Micah Risinger The name, Augustine, probably means very little to most people. But, it means a lot to a theology professor. It is like the name, Michael Jordan, to a basketball … Continued