This week’s podcast was originally recorded in January 2018. Justin and Scott take a look at how the gospel helps us shift from thinking about “me” to “we,” and from “us” to “Christ”. If a church made these shifts, what impact would that have on the health and helpfulness of that church in the community […]
It may seem idealistic to pray for the whole world. But, praying for the world is what Jesus told his church to do. God called the church from the world, and from the church he continues to call the world. When we pray for the world, we are praying for God’s saving call to go […]
The two-volume work we know as Luke/Acts shows us a progression in prayer that takes us from the birth and life of Jesus, through the ministry of Jesus to the apostles, to the ongoing life and ministry of the church on earth. Jesus prayed, taught us to pray, and is with us as we pray […]
“Your kingdom come” is the prayer Jesus told us to pray. This prayer is for the future, when the kingdom of God will come in fullness. It is for the present, that the rule of God will increase in the hearts of people, the church and the world. When we pray this prayer, we also […]
God has given the gift of the Holy Spirit. Now, the Holy Spirit works his ministries among us in an ongoing and overflowing manner. Let us come to our good and giving Father as children in need, through Jesus the Son who is our Savior, asking for the Spirit.