Does the gathering of saints where we assemble reflect Christ? True fellowship is dynamic, but in order to experience this fellowship in our local assemblies, we must not do anything to hinder the life and unity we have in Christ. Fellowship ministers to the physical, spiritual, and emotional burdens of the saints.
In modern Christianity today, worship is one of the most misunderstood words. This messages explores four main topics: worship defined, worship determined, worship demonstrated, and worship declared. In this sermon, Brother John D. Martin shares how worship acceptable to God begins with a true vision of our holy God and is centered on the Cross. Learn the Old English etymology of worship, and how that can instructs the priorities of our life. If our worship does not make Jesus the primary focus of our lives, then it is not true worship.
We have the historic witness of the agape feast and the breaking of bread in the early church. The Lord’s Supper unites believers on a common ground in remembrance of Christ’s death. It is because of the confidence we possess in salvation through Jesus Christ that we can break bread together without condemnation.
In this women’s topic, we discover six symptoms of a heart not at rest and six symptoms of a restful heart. Life and its circumstances can be a doorway to finding Jesus and the rest He has to offer, but the choice with what we do with them is up to us.
You and I can choose from over 500 translations of the Bible to read from—if we know English. But many peoples of the earth have only the witness of Creation to teach them about God—and no way to know the rest of the story.
In this presentation by Aaron Crider, you can learn how All-Nations Bible Translation partners with churches to send teams who facilitate Bible translation and church planting while working to establish indigenous churches.
Learn more at www.allnationsbt.org.
The modern higher education system is broken. Modern education is hostile to faith, too expensive, and academically weak. We need nothing short of a revolution. In this presentation, Finny Kuruvilla discusses how Sattler College was founded upon the biblical vision of Christian discipleship that addresses the mind, soul, and heart. The mission of Sattler College is to provide an education that instructs the mind, discipleship that shapes the soul, and inspiration that inflames the heart. The goal is to enable graduates to heartily say, “For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power, love, and a sound mind” (2 Timothy 1:7).
Learn more at www.sattlercollege.org.
Author and speaker David Bercot shares his personal faith journey and early church history research that led to his conversion to Anabaptist Christianity.
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Is Jesus Christ everything to you? The apostles testified that Jesus was the Son of God, and the only way to the Father. The apostles’ doctrine was to sell out, deny ourselves, and to love the Lord with all our heart, soul, and mind.
Do we truly desire to encounter Christ in prayer? Brother Brent Bear draws from the disciples’ question they asked of Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray.” This must also be the cry that goes up from each of our hearts. If we want to encounter Christ in prayer, there needs to be a daily preparation of our hearts that is only possible by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Is your local church a testimony to God’s presence? Brother Dale Heisely explains how church is not just a social fellowship; it is a corporate experience of believers that people are watching, and the way we carry out the teachings of Christ and relate together as a local assembly can and should be a powerful and effective witness to the world around us.