• What Does it Mean to be a Disciple? – Felix Burch In today’s blog I want to answer the question: what is a disciple? Although we could come to a quick answer by simly opening a Bible dictionary I believe the best place for us to look is in scripture itself. So, for today, I want to define a disciple…

  • Wisdom in the House of Mourning By Linda Boe’   “It is better to go to a house of mourning Than to go to a house of feasting, Because that is the end of every man, And the living takes it to heart. Sorrow is better than laughter,  For when a face is sad a heart may be happy. The mind of the wis…

  • CHURCH HISTORY FROM PENTECOST TO PENTECOSTAL – PART 1 – Charles Burks   Today’s blog is the first part in a series on the history of Christianity: “From Pentecost to Pentecostals”. This subject has always been of interest to me – how we got to where we are today – and not just as Spirit-filled…

  • Giving Our Yes – Wendy Abboud   Not long ago I was meditating on a message from Pastor Lee and Mary, the mother of Jesus, giving her “yes” to God.  I was thinking on what the Lord has taught me and encouraged me with this semester at LSU, and I wanted to share this in hopes that someone else mi…

  • Debt-Free Living: A Call to Boldness  – Evan Pyle               Despite the title, this is not a lesson in personal or business finances, but a discussion of our relationship with God. Nevertheless, the world of finance may help us to better understand our subject at hand. Too much debt can cau…

  • Mountain air – Leah Wilkes   The church is no stranger to the terminology of “valleys and mountains.” Our life is a journey full of unexpected turns and unpredicted valleys. Many of us fight fiercely and pray hard for the mountaintop. That answered promise, open door or long awaited provision……

  • Terrible Counselors – Three Thoughts from Job’s Bad Buddies Andrew Wilkes   “We all need somebody to lean on…” – Lean on Me (Bill Withers)   Our world recognizes the need for someone to speak to, someone to open our hearts to when we are overwhelmed, someone to lean on. A foolish person wi…

  • The Night Redemption Came –  Sarah Saenz               The night was very still. The fog hung low to the ground, the trees were giant silhouettes.  I heard the birds singing before I got in my car.  I cautiously backed out of my driveway and prepared to embark on my errand.  I drove down my fam…

  • Embracing Rejection – Leah Wilkes   John 7:5 “For not even His brothers believed in Him”   When others don’t believe in what God has said about you, be blessed, you have been honored to walk a path similar to the one Jesus trod. A path… of rejection.  When others can’t see the call, know t…

  •   Seeking God – Linda Boe   “Those who seek me find me.”       Proverbs 8:17                      What does it mean to seek God?  The Hebrew language, in which the Old Testament was written, often painted “word pictures” that are more descriptive than our English words.  A meaning of the word “…

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