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Did you receive a spiritual legacy?

Did you receive a spiritual legacy?

You are not alone in this world. You were never meant to be alone. Faith is supposed to come to us through a long line of men and women who know God and love Him. Sadly, few of us have a heritage...

Did you receive a spiritual legacy?

Terminal Illness

Imagine if your children inherited a terminal disease from you. Wouldn’t you do everything in your power to find a cure for them? This is not an imaginary situation. Our kids have inherited...

Can you be a Christian and not go to church?

The Battle from the Beginning

Our response to the Word of God has been the central issue from the beginning of history. At the beginning of Genesis 3, God has already made Adam from the dust of the ground, and made Eve from...

“Twisted” Preaching

“Twisted” Preaching

The word "preaching" has been twisted and redefined in two ways: "Preaching" is something that pastors do from the pulpit. The early Christians understood that "preaching" was something every...

Where There Is No Vision

As a pastor (and I hate to admit this), I sometimes cringe when I look back at sermons I have preached. I am particularly burdened if I ripped a text of Scripture out of its context and used it to...

A New Kind of Christian?

A New Kind of Christian? Consider these four questions. I have asked these same questions to Christian groups many times. I ask people, if their answer to the question is “yes,” to raise their...

Oklahoma vs. the Former Soviet Union

Family Mission trip update October 22 God has blessed our ministry here in the former Soviet Union. During the past 10 days We have held conferences for pastors and parents in Chisenau, Odessa, and...

Is Your Church Bible-Driven?

The church service finished about fifteen minutes ago. You are talking with a group of Christian friends, when a visitor approaches you and says, “I have some questions. Can you talk to me?” You and...

Candid Thoughts from a Christian Teen

By RW Rienow, age 15 In thinking about my time, priorities, and relationships, I wrote the following paragraphs... Do I see signs of disorganization in my life? Yes! Usually, I am on top of things...

The Power of Reverence – By Amy Rienow

How does a Wife Reverence her Husband?             I will never forget the day I was exposed to some amazing teaching about the power of a wife’s reverence towards her husband. I had decided to take...

Husbands, Love Your Wives

I believe the primary job description for husbands in the Bible can be found in Ephesians 5:25-26. “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, to make...

Overwhelmed, Burned-Out, and Discouraged

These three words describe a lot of pastors I know. Their days are spent counseling, setting up chairs, answering email, attending strategic planning meetings, preparing to preach, reading about...