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The Kingdom and the King

The Kingdom and the King

God is building His Kingdom, and establishing His King over that Kingdom - His Son Jesus Christ. This message from Dr. Rob Rienow was the concluding sermon from Gospel Fellowship Church's two year...

Why Should I Read the Genealogies?

Why Should I Read the Genealogies?

Genealogies are not very exciting to read. So-and-so lived this long, and he was the father of so-and-so, and he lived this long, etc. When you do your personal Bible reading, you probably do not...

I Can’t Let My Team Down!

I enjoy sports. I enjoy playing and coaching sports with my kids. But life is super busy. With seven children our schedule can easily go bongos. Sometimes it is hard for our kids to make it to their...

The Power of Mom

The Power of Mom - from KidzMatter Magazine May June 2014 Fathers are often emphasized in the family ministry movement, and rightly so. But sometimes, the continual call to Christian men to be the...

Time for a Challenge

In our home, turning 13 is a big deal. We view it, in some ways, as the transition from childhood to adulthood. In centuries past this was more true than it is today, as we have sadly extended...

When Life is Out of Control

When Life is Out of Control

What do we cling to when life is out of control? In this message from Acts 22, Dr. Rienow shares three things believers need to BELIEVE when life is filled with suffering, doubt, and...

A Savior Is Born!

Merry Christmas! I imagine you are familiar with the story of Santa Claus. As the story goes, Santa has a list. He checks it twice. On his list there are two kinds of people, those who have been...

The Secret to a Thankful Heart

The Secret to a Thankful Heart

Thanksgiving was just about one week ago. For most of us, "thankfulness" comes a little easier on that day. After all, that is what the holiday is all about! Perhaps you even sat around your dinner...

Is Church Membership Biblical?

Is Church Membership Biblical?

The idea of "church membership," or "joining a church," has become increasingly unpopular in recent decades. It sounds and feels so old-fashioned! Perhaps some associate "membership" with things...

Why Should I Read the Genealogies?

My Friend Needs Your Help

Dear friends, I am writing to ask you to help one of my friends. His name is Christian Carlson (married to Rebekah), and he serves as Family Pastor at Fellowship Church just down the road from me in...

Why Should I Read the Genealogies?

The Big Problem in Family Ministry

If you have a passion for youth or children's ministry you have no doubt heard the call to return to the early church’s model of “family ministry.” Keep families together! Equip parents to disciple...