What About… Worship

Imagine watching your team fight their way to a major victory. What is a normal response? We jump to our feet, applaud, cheer, and shout. We consider this perfectly natural. Worship is a perfectly natural response to God. THE GOD WE WORSHIP There is something about...

What About… Trinity

Would you like to understand the doctrine of the Trinity? You can’t! That’s the conclusion of hundreds of theologians for the last 1600 years. The Trinity is a mystery. So how does this doctrine improve our faith in God? WHAT IS THE TRINITY? In words of...

What About… The Lords Supper

I n a sense, every meal is sacred. We “bless” God each time we sit down to eat. But in the Bible, one meal is more important and meaningful than all the rest. TALKING ABOUT THE LORD’S SUPPER Formal churches refer to the Lord’s Supper as...

What About… The Holy Spirit

When you pray, you’re instantly in touch with God through His Holy Spirit. God does His work in your life through His Spirit. God’s Spirit is powerful yet gentle, invisible but real, hidden yet inescapable. He is as close to you as your breath. IS HE...

What About… Salvation

“Jesus Saves!” This two-word message can be found everywhere; printed on plaques in Christian homes, shining in neon letters over inner city churches, scribbled in the margins of old Bibles, and painted on walls as graffiti. Some Christians like to tell...

What About… Repentance

Have you ever seen someone carrying a sign that says, “Turn or Burn” or with the words “Repent or Parish” written on their T-shirt? Even if these messages look comical, they capture an important truth. Repentance is the first step of a genuine...

What About… Prophecy

Predictions! Which do you trust? The weather report? Tabloid headlines? Whether silly or serious, predictions are intriguing. Why? Because our knowledge of events is normally restricted to the past and present. The future is a mystery. Prophecy isn’t prediction....

What About… Prayer

A twelve year old boy decided he didn’t like the way the postal service handled his mail, so he wrote a letter to his congressman. He was shocked when two federal agents showed up at his door! He didn’t anticipate anyone taking him seriously and he...

What About… Membership

“Membership has its privileges.” This phrase became a leading advertising slogan during the opulent eighties. In our culture, membership can be highly prized or notoriously avoided. WHAT MEMBERSHIP DOESN’T MEAN Membership among Christians has...

What About… Joy

“Baptized in lemon juice” Some Christians have been described this way. Crabby dispositions, sour expressions on their faces, and a cranky outlook on life. They’re not only miserable to be around, they misrepresent God. The true effect of...