Are You Willing?

Are You Willing?

Right in the middle of Romans 16, we meet Paul’s “dear friend” Epenetus. His distinction is that he was the first convert to Christ in the province of Asia. He is only mentioned here in the whole of the NT. We don’t know anything about him as to his position, his...
How to Forge a Relationship With Unbelievers

How to Forge a Relationship With Unbelievers

One of my favorite places to visit as a child was a carousel in a park in Auburn, NY. For 25ȼ you could ride up and down on the ponies. Later, this carousel would be moved to an inside mall only to sadly disappear after some years. The carousel is like our world which...
3 Musts of Social Media Ministry

3 Musts of Social Media Ministry

1Peter 3 Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler, and more. Social Media has taken us by storm and now everyone who is anyone seems to have their opinion on any subject. Some comments make us blush, some make us love more and some we should just plain ignore. It matters not...
Percolating for Jesus

Percolating for Jesus

Verse Today: 1 Peter 3 Not too many years ago, coffee was made in a percolator. Today it is the instant coffee maker for many. To use the percolator, you had to measure both water and ground coffee; finagle all of the working parts together and sit and wait while it...
Leaving All Behind #missions

Leaving All Behind #missions

Thoughts from 1 Peter Today we hear a lot about refugees who have had to leave their homeland because of persecution. This is not a new phenomenon. This was also true in Peter’s day. Moving is hard enough. When you have to pick and choose what to take with you knowing...

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