Jesus loves religion and you should too

“In the future, it seems, there will be only one ‘ism’—Individualism—and its rule will never end,” said Ross Douthat as he summarized the Pew Research study on the millennial generation—those born between the early 1980’s and 2000. The study revealed that millennials are generally distrusting and increasingly alienated from all major […]
By |August 8th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off

Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 32

We will begin Week 32 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: Repentance precedes mercy and forgiveness. Did you know that you can listen to daily readings as well? You can either stream the audio of each day’s reading […]
By |August 8th, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

A Plea for Prayer

“You must convert to Islam, pay a fine or face death by the sword,” is what many Iraqi Christian families (and others) are being told on a daily basis in Iraq. Right now, terrified families and children are fleeing many parts of Iraq, as a cruel wave of terroristic violence […]
By |August 8th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off

Faithful to Fulfill

Eric Turner, our missionary to Cordova, Peru, has returned home after two years. He preached powerfully on Sunday at our Lexington campus (and he will preach this Sunday in Madison County). And now he has written a great post on where […]
By |August 6th, 2014|Blog|Comments Off

Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 31

We will begin Week 31 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: The Day of the Lord brings eternal condemnation for the proud who rely on themselves, but eternal blessing for the humble followers of the Lord. Did you […]
By |July 31st, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 30

We will begin Week 30 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: A Christian is someone who falls in love, not with an American assumption about Jesus, but with the counter‐intuitive, yet divinely revealed truth of Jesus–a truth […]
By |July 24th, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 29

We will begin Week 29 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: God is the One who achieves final and complete victory for His people. Therefore, He should be the desire of our souls.
 Did you know that you […]
By |July 18th, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

Bible Reading Plan & Family Worship Guide – Week 28

We will begin Week 28 of the Bible Reading Plan on Monday (Need a plan? Click the link below to download). This week’s Bottom Line: God is both just and merciful, and He expects His children to do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly before Him. Did you know that you can […]
By |July 12th, 2014|Blog, Devotional|Comments Off

While You Were Sleeping

I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is your keeper; the LORD is […]

Music We Should Hear – Matt Papa

From Matt Papa’s bio on his website: Matt Papa is as likely to quote G.K. Chesterton in casual conversation as he is to describe himself as a “weird dude.”  He is a delightful combination of gifted musician and songwriter, loving husband, father of three girls, and inquisitive theologian. […]