The Parable of the Tenants [Young Disciples Recap]

Our Bible lesson on Sunday, May 26, was from Matthew 21:33-46, “The Parable of the Tenants.” In this parable, Jesus talks about a man who owned a vineyard that he rents to tenants. At harvest time, the man sends servants to collect his share of the fruit from the tenants…

Baptisms, Business Meetings, and Busted Knees

This past Sunday was quite exciting at our church.

I just want to be ______. [Attic After School Recap]

As the kids streamed in to Attic After School I asked each to complete the sentence “I just want to be _____” on a little slip of paper. I got a total of 35 responses.

Love, Which Binds Them All in Perfect Unity [Young Explorers Recap]

Last night at Young Explorers, we finished our last verse of the semester: Colossians 3:14, “And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.” The virtues that the writer is referring to are the ones we have been learning in the past couple of weeks: compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience and forgiveness. We reviewed what each of these mean:

Forgive as the Lord Forgave You [Young Explorers Recap]

e are in the process of memorizing Colossians 3:1-14. Last night we added verse 13: “Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”

Forgiveness is one of those things that is much more difficult that it sounds…

The Parable of the Two Sons [Young Disciples Recap]

For our lesson time yesterday, we studied Matthew 21:28-32, “The Parable of the two Sons.” After reading through the passage once, we stopped and reviewed the past couple of weeks of lessons. Ever since Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey (the Triumphal Entry), Jesus has been preaching about one particular theme.

Compassion, Kindness, Humility, Gentleness & Patience [Young Explorers Recap]

As you may know, we are in the process of memorizing Colossians 3. This evening we learned verse 12: “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.” This is an interesting list because it almost lines up with the list in verse in 8 as opposite sides of the same coins: “..Rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language.” It’s not exact, but it can be helpful to recognize two responses that reflect…

Praying with the Church, for my City

Tonight at 7:00 a group from our church will be meeting together for our weekly prayer meeting. I have the privilege of leading it for the next few months with a study called Praying with the Church, for the City.

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