Edward T. Welch Life is hard. We are all susceptible to unforeseen circumstances, and there are many: job or financial unknowns, our health, violence, discrimination, broken promises, etc… The list is endless. Add to that the never-ending activity of our heart. It guides our thoughts and actions as we interact with all our circumstances. So, … Continue reading Side By Side
There is a great description of the early church found in Acts 2. Shortly after the establishment of the church at Pentecost, Luke writes, And all those who had believed were together and had all things in common; and they began selling their property and possessions and were sharing them with all, as anyone might … Continue reading All Things In Common
One of the things I noticed after Hurricane Harvey is that everyone helps everyone. In fact, it was impossible to miss. In many cases, people who lost their own homes in the flood were working hard to help other people who lost their homes. Another thing I noticed that is related to the first is … Continue reading God’s Word Makes the Difference
Sanctification is the process by which one grows in holiness. It takes place when one’s behaviors and attitudes become more like that of Jesus Christ. It is a lifelong pursuit that we talk about in church and in our Bible Study groups. Most of us can define it, and discuss what it means. But how … Continue reading How Does Sanctification Work?