Church Blog (Page 2)

Church Blog (Page 2)

Rushing to Judgment

One of the aspects of our fallen human nature is the rush to judgment we often observe, an aspect that has been a part of us since the expulsion from the Garden.  Consider Cain’s murder of his brother (Gen. 4:1-8), brought on by a rush to judgment about why God chose Abel’s offering over his which resulted in his envy and rage.  What if Cain had asked God why…

Serving the Body

On a regular basis, we will have posts here from one of our Elders.  This week’s post is from Jason Woodard. The Pareto principle or what is commonly known as the 80/20 rule, says that about 80% of outcomes come from about 20% of the causes. Some examples of this are that 80% of the problems a teacher encounters comes from 20% of their students! In business it is…

Giving

This past week I ran across some research findings that can be put in the “I Could Have Told You That” file.  Researchers at both the University of Chicago and Northwestern University (both prestigious research institutions) released their studies that showed that people are happier when they give than when they receive.  The researchers conducted two different…

Husbands

On a regular basis, we will have posts here from one of our Elders.  This week’s post is from Jason Woodard. Recently I have been thinking about how the Biblical family model is under constant assault. God has created the family structure and it is at the center of His Church. An effective means of injuring the Church is to injure the family. Ephesians 5:22-6:4…