Work Hard This Year

Work Hard This Year

So how are your New Year’s resolutions going? Still going strong? It’s about this time that the momentum and adrenaline is running low from with you made that resolution and it becomes easier to skip a day or a meal. Easier to watch just one episode, drink just one...
Stand Firm Together

Stand Firm Together

What would you say to someone who’s suffering? You’d probably try to encourage them, right? But you’d need to know what they are suffering from. In 2 Thessalonians chapter 1, this church that Paul wrote the letter to was suffering from persecution, probably by the...
Ready For Anything

Ready For Anything

Paul wrote 2 Thessalonians to a church that was suffering. They were experiencing some kind of persecution, probably from the city officials. And the picture we get is that they’re enduring this suffering miraculously well. Even though these people had just...
Hope For Death

Hope For Death

Do you have 10 minutes free to think about your death? Some of you are like, “I’d love to have 10 free minutes, but even if I did I wouldn’t want to spend it thinking about my death!!” We don’t think about death too often. It’s not...
Pursuing Holiness Together

Pursuing Holiness Together

You’re not in it alone. This life of following Jesus, fighting against sin, and changing to be more like him was never intended to be a solo adventure. Paul highlights that in his letter to a new, young, inexperienced church. Check out 1 Thessalonians 4 verse 1:...