Theology Tuesday: When Serving Isn’t Fun

http://ftc.co/resource-library/blog-entries/when-serving-the-local-church-isnt-fun Click the link above to see this week’s featured outside article ——— Dr. Paul Tripp said about serving in the church:   Are you a consumer at the local ecclesiatical Macy’s (church) or a commited, Christ-serving, people-loving member of the Body of Christ. As we continue our study of the 12 apostles / disciples

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Theology Tuesday: Why Does the Trinity Matter?

http://ftc.co/resource-library/blog-entries/the-mysterious-trinity-and-why-it-matters – click here for today’s outside resource on the Trinity. Dr. John Piper said: There’s 100% turnover in the world’s leadership, but none ever with the Trinity. The holy Trinity never meets in emergency session. The Trinity isn’t like Neapolitan ice cream. We don’t pick our favorite member of the 3-person Godhead & build

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Theology Tuesday: 12 Principles on How to Disagree with Other Christians

https://www.9marks.org/article/romans-14/  – click on the link to see this week’s featured outside resource Pastor Micah Fries wrote recently: Those who disagree with us, Christian, aren’t our enemy. If they were, however, we’re to love our enemies. Do you love well? Don’t give up on the importance of doctrine just because smart people disagree.   Something I

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Theology Tuesday: The Christian and the 4th

Happy 241st Birthday to the USA! We are blessed to live in this young democratic experiment called the United States of America. Pray for our president and all those who are in authority over us. Remember those in the armed forces who sacrifice so much that we may live the liberties we enjoy and sometimes

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Theology Tuesday: 10 Marks of Humility

Burk Parsons said about humility: Humility isn’t pretending to be humble so others will take notice of us but forgetting ourselves so others will see Christ. What are the signs of humility? Are you humble? Do you recognize what God does with a humble person? Please see this article by Tim Challies: https://www.challies.com/10-sure-marks-of-humility/

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Theology Tuesday: All Things Work for Good

Romans 8:28.  It is a verse that is very quotable.  But we too often hear “all things work together for good” without hearing “for those who love God and are called according to his purpose.” When hard times come, what does it really mean God is up to? Please see this in-depth article from Dr.

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Theology Tuesday: Christ over Feelings?

Missionary Paul Washer wrote: Hollow feelings can be evidence of a wandering heart. The world gives a meager return for the affections we give it, but Christ satisfies. How do feelings interact with faith? To what end does what we believe inform or not inform our feelings? For a great, short article on this topic,

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