Just as a family works best when there is harmony and co-operation, so does a congregation. No parent enjoys dealing with children who misbehave, but ignoring them or giving in to them are not good options. The same is true in the family of God. Throughout the history of the church, there have been those who stirred up trouble and caused dissension. Such troublemakers will always exist. To keep the unity that is so vital in a healthy church, those who habitually and persistently sow discord must be confronted, dealt with, and encouraged to repent.
|Part 1||February 27, 2015|
|Part 2||March 2, 2015|
|Part 3||March 3, 2015|
One Minute Message
Here are two statements from Chuck Swindoll on how to live this Christian life. Number one, it takes authenticity and integrity to win a hearing. Number two, it’s impossible to convince anyone of any truth you’re not living.
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Paws & Tales
Barely escaping alive from Shadow Valley, Goliath—now Chuck—relies on the help of a kindly country preacher Pastor Flint and his daughter Cindy. But healing one's physical wounds is not the same as healing a wounded heart. When the bandits from Wild Mountain begin kidnapping the children from surrounding villages, Chuck is called back into action. But will the shadow of his past keep him from facing his future?
INSIGHTS MAGAZINE CANADA
by Insight for Living
The death and resurrection of Jesus is the most important event in all human history. Understanding its significance requires reading and reflection. This three-week reading plan will help you to better understand and appreciate these events as you prepare for Easter.
Prediction and Preparation
Day 1 God’s plan for our redemption began before the world was formed (Ephesians 1:4; Revelation 13:8). What is God’s purpose in saving you?Read Full Article >
by Steve Johnson
This Easter, while commemorating Jesus' death, burial, and resurrection, why not celebrate yours as well? Make it a part of every Easter. Even better still, make it a part of the rest of your life.
Let me explain. One of the most important truths of Scripture is one of the least understood by believers today. The consequence is we risk living as victims instead of victors.Read Full Article >
by Robyn Roste
I remember it like it was yesterday, driving home early January 1, 2000 and gazing at the empty streets and closed businesses.
It seemed like a ghost town. Sure I knew I wasn’t witnessing the rapture in action or the end of the world. This was just a city recovering from millennium celebrations. So why was there a twinge of doubt in the back of my mind? My thoughts ranged from “Did Y2K really strike?” to “Why wasn’t I raptured with everyone else?”Read Full Article >
by Steve Johnson
What are the reference points for your life? How do you measure truth and meaning? Here are two essential reference points for life and truth, which is the focus of this issue of Insights.
1. Reference point of revelation—God reveals truth in the Bible.
The article, Not Buying Into the Hype says don’t set end-time dates or follow those who do. Don’t believe the hype and give in to fear. Do know your Bible. Do hope in Christ.Read Full Article >
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