Paul Tautges- Ministering to and Walking Alongside the Hurting

On today’s Equipping You in Grace Dave and Paul talk about how to walk alongside those who are hurting and grieving, the importance of praying the Psalms, along with his book, A Small Book for the Hurting Heart Meditations on Loss, Grief, and Healing (New Growth...

From Darkness to the Light of God’s Grace

Colossians 1:13-14, “13 He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.” Most, if not of us, like a good rescue story. It makes for a great television show,...

#2: A Revelation Character Sketch[Sermon]

Join Dave as he opens our Revelation series looking at Revelation 1:4-5.

A Life of Gratitude

Colossians 1:11-12, "11 being strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy; 12 giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of the saints in light." The Christian life is a...

Daily Bites Of God’s Word On 1 Corinthians 15:10

In part third of Daily Bites of God’s Word Andy discusses 1 Corinthians 15:10 and helps us understand what this passage means and it’s importance.

The Meaning and Purpose of the Love of God

On today’s episode, a listener writes in and asks Dave, "What is God’s love?” What you’ll hear in this episode God's Love and the Christian’s Faith. God's Love: His Discipline. God's Love: Jealousy. The Love of God and the Christian’s Security. Subscribing, sharing,...

From the Alpha to the Omega: A Portrait of Jesus

Meeting Jesus At an Old Testament Feast

The default sin of the human heart is to put ourselves first. “It really is all about me!” was once a funny t-shirt slogan, but it has now become a way of life. Unless preachers and Bible teachers are careful, the way we handle Scripture can...

How to Deal with Guilt, Condemnation and Shame with the Gospel

Joe and Barbara are both solid Christians. They regularly spend quality time in the Scriptures, in prayer, and are routinely involved in the life and ministry of their local church. Both though struggle with feelings of condemnation. Joe has secret sins...

A Brief Word on the Gospel and the Old Testament

The English word “gospel” is an approximation of the Greek word εὐαγγέλιον (euangelion), which means “good news” (Friberg). While it is presently in vogue to refer to the whole Bible, or at least salvation history, as “the gospel”, this term is...
Three Critical Truths about Redemption

Three Critical Truths about Redemption

“Redemption” is a rich word and perhaps somewhat unique among the great gospel words in our theological vocabulary, in that it’s a word that easily resonates with unbelievers. Some of our favorite stories, songs, and films are built around the...

Reigning with Christ on Daily Mission

Reigning with Christ on Daily Mission

  To say that the heart of the gospel is Christ crucified would not be wrong (1st Corinthians 1:23; Galatians 6:14). To say that the heart of the gospel is the resurrection of Christ would not be wrong either, for by it our justification comes (Romans...

To Focus on Jesus and His Resurrection—Spotlight the Bible

To Focus on Jesus and His Resurrection—Spotlight the Bible

Do not believe anyone who tells you that the way to focus on Jesus and His resurrection is to take the spotlight off the Bible. The entire Bible is a blessing to the believer, not a burden. It is not an obstacle to effective evangelism; it is...

“But Now”—Learning to Live in the Newness of Christ

“But Now”—Learning to Live in the Newness of Christ

It has often been observed that the “last days” are not just some future event of tribulation and doom, but are instead the days of Christ’s church, inaugurated by His resurrection. Thus, as Acts 2:17 and Hebrews 1:2 teach us, the last days...

The Whole Bible in One Meal

The Whole Bible in One Meal

I saw the new Star Wars film recently. The last scene (slight spoiler warning) is a wordless image that summarizes the goal of all the action of the film and points ahead to the plots of the sequels. Many films are like that: After all the...