Category Archives: PASSION Reflections

Reflecting on the Five Solas

Soli Deo Gloria – To The Glory Of God Alone In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will, so that we … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Solus Christus – In Christ Alone Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. – John 14:6 (ESV) And there is salvation in no one … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Sola Gratia & Sola Fide – By Grace Alone Through Faith Alone But now the righteousness of God has been manifested apart from the law, although the Law and the Prophets bear witness to it – the righteousness of God … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Five Solas

Sola Scriptura – Scripture Alone But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred writings, which are able … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Participate in a Baptism Service

Our church baptized three of our young people yesterday.  What a glorious day it was! Before we did the actual baptisms, I reminded everyone that we were all there to participate in the baptism service.  It was not just for … Continue reading

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Not Offended

Have you noticed that everyone seems to be offended?  Even outraged!  Several weeks ago a school decided not to have a Valentine’s party lest someone be offended.  But of course their decision offended other people.  Facebook is full of the … Continue reading

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Missions Focused Small Church: Choose Missionaries

In past two posts we looked at the need to get focused and be strategic. Today we want to consider choosing missionaries. Of course your church probably already has missionaries, but as opportunities arise to choose new missionaries, here are … Continue reading

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Missions Focused Small Church: Be Strategic

Two weeks ago, we began by considering the need to get focused – and to create a missions team to do just that. Today, we want to consider the need to be strategic. Three thoughts to consider: Power of One … Continue reading

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Missions-Focused Small Church: Get Focused

My church has been learning how to be a mission focused small church these last few years, and in the next few weeks we are going to consider some ideas that have been helpful for us on how to be … Continue reading

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A Church Prayer

Father, Thank you for good news of Jesus, thank you for your grace in our lives. May your work in our lives spur us on to share the good news with others. May the gracious welcome of Jesus lead us … Continue reading

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