The Church or a Circus?

By Larry Sowders When I go to the circus, I expect to find something unusual and innovative. When I go to the circus, I expect to find something novel and entertaining. I do not want to find these in the church. When the church is built upon that which unusual, innovative, novel and …

Abundant Blessings

By Allison Egley Stacey sat in the back of the sanctuary as she looked back at the past few years. The Lord had blessed her in so many ways, both large and small. She smiled at her husband and squeezed his hand as she looked down at their precious daughter, Madison. Miracle Madison …

The Difference Between Praise and Worship

By Jim Barringer When the weather is nice, when the sky is so blue that even a color-blind guy like me can see how beautiful it is, I like to go walking on the campus at Southwestern Seminary. During today’s walk, for whatever reason, I was pondering my personal philosophy of worship, the answer I [...]

MATTERS OF THE POOR

MATTERS OF THE POOR Ecclesiastes 9:15 – Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city;… The Lord has revealed: Some of the materially poor of this world are going to be used by GOD in ways that will astound those who have more in the [...]

Peace in the Midst of Turmoil

By Gino Geraci The year was 1999. The place, Columbine High School. We secured the southern perimeter of the school where most of the shooting was coming from. The Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Department, and Jefferson County and Denver SWAT had surrounded the school. Emergency service workers loaded wounded children into ambulances. One of those shot [...]

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