By Christine Hoover Beginning in Ephesians 4:17, Paul gives his readers instructions that can only be understood in light of what he has laid out previously in the book–that God has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in ...

By Courtney Reissig Thank you to the many women who read our recent series on women in the church. We hope you were encouraged as you saw (through varying eyes) the many ways women can and do serve in their local congregations. The ...

By Christel Humfrey Ephesians 4: 1-16 Paul urges the Ephesians to walk worthy of their calling (4.1-16). For the Apostle this is no lightweight matter. A healthy church represents glorious realities and each member is responsible to ...

By Christine Hoover Lore Ferguson is a graphic artist, writer, and speaker who is passionate about the gospel and the Church. Her stated goal in her work is “to see a generation of dechurched, second generation Christians, or the ...

By Gloria Furman Faster and faster, the world seems to be spinning out of control. Talk of cultural revolutions in the West and political instability in the East is in the air. In light of this, questions of the church’s relevance ...

By Christel Humfrey I have a confession to make: fellowship is hard for me lately. My life these past 16 months could be described as unsteady and complicated. My instincts tell me to withdraw from people until I feel more steady and ...

By Jeannie Cunnion Ephesians 2:11-22 This portion of Scripture could be entitled  “B.C. and A.D.” Paul recognizes that the Jews (the chosen people) held great distain and contempt for the Gentiles whom they called the ...

By GraceAnna Castleberry (Editor’s Note: Our church series continues next week.) It was Valentine’s Day. I held my husband’s hand with nervous excitement as we entered the ultrasound room. I had already heard our baby’s ...

  By Nikki Daniel In Chapter one of Ephesians, we find Paul praying for Christians to gain a deeper understanding of Jesus’ resurrection power. Chapter two explains why they so desperately needed that power. They were dead, ...

By Jenny Manley “I love Jesus; I just don’t care for the church.” “I don’t need the hypocrites in the church to help me follow God.” “My relationship with God is private; I don’t need ...

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