No Other Gospel (Galatians 1)

PLAY AUDIO: MOTIVATE Legendary college football coach Urban Meyer is a very driven man. Urban Meyer recounted the story that he was drafted by the Atlanta Braves to play MLB. Soon after arriving in the minor leagues, however, he realized he didn’t have the necessary talent and called his father to tell him he was…

No Wedding Crashers For This Marriage

Jesus says when He returns that there will be a marriage feast uniting together Himself as the Groom and the Church as His bride. What a day! Can’t wait! But be warned: there will be no wedding crashers (Matthew 25:1-13).   How can you tell someone is a wedding crasher? Here are some tips: –         …

encouragement from the cross

1 Thessalonians 4:18 “Therefore encourage each other with these words.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” Paul wanted the Thessalonian believers to be encouraged and built up from the gospel. It is the gospel that saves and sanctifies believers. Therefore, it is…

Upsidedown Living: Power (1 Thess 1:4-10)

Have you been watching the Winter Olympics? The two-time defending World Cup ski champ, Lindsey Vonn, bruised her right shin she almost wasn’t able to compete in the Vancouver Olympics. But the events were delayed due to poor weather conditions, giving her some time to partially heal, compete and take home her first gold medal…