God-Thoughts

What is the Gospel?

What is the Gospel?

Reading Time: 2 minutesMy church family and I have been talking about things these last few weeks that lead up to a…

Is Salvation Free?

Is Salvation Free?

Reading Time: 6 minutesIs salvation free? This was completely unimaginable to the first century AD world. It is in this backdrop that…

General Epistles BIS 104

Learning to Love Those You Serve

Reading Time: 6 minutesJohn opens his first epistle by defending and establishing the understanding of the humanity of Christ. “That which was…

Why We Keep Singing Together: Examining Our Approach

Reading Time: 4 minutesGrowing up in the current American Christian landscape, there are so many things that become staples of church and…

Why We Keep Singing Together: Building Each Other Up

Reading Time: 4 minutesMy local church’s worship team is really tremendous. Vocals, drums, guitars, piano—all very talented. Yet they just can’t quite…

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Why We Keep Singing Together: The Heart of Worship

Reading Time: 4 minutesMatt Redman penned these powerful opening words to the song, The Heart of Worship, in the late 1990s….

Why We Keep Singing Together: A Timeless Act of Worship

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhy do we keep singing together? To provide a clear answer we must explore two fundamental aspects of worship:…

Why We Keep Singing Together: A Collective Response of Love to God

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen I was in elementary school, I attended church with a friend quite often. I now know that she…

Why We Keep Singing Together: An Artios Roundtable Discussion

Reading Time: 2 minutes  For anyone who grew up participating in church communities, the act of singing is almost synonymous with…

Bible opened to the Gospel of John

John: High Christology of the Gospels – Part 4

Reading Time: 10 minutes Background and Scope The purpose of this series is to explore a supposed rift in how Jesus is depicted in…