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“I Feel” Versus “I Know”

Right now, I feel tired. I also feel that I'm spinning my wheels and not getting anywhere, and that I'm failing to meet the expectations of others. I feel bogged down in things that need doing, and I feel inadequate to the tasks that loom largest in my life - be a great husband, a great Dad, and a great Pastor. Right now, I know that God's approval matters more than the approval of others. I know that He equips those whom He calls and that I am adequate and can do all …

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Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grade Sunday School Student?

We played this game at Bethel's Adult Bible study last night - Bentley Fisher, our Chairman of Deacons smoked the competition, Michael Hollowell, our Pastor of Worship. The point of such a game? We've jumped into a study of Colossians, which Paul wrote in part to warn people about the cult of Gnosticism. The Gnostics of Paul's time were spreading the idea that there was a special revelation or spiritual kind of wisdom that would only be attained by those few enlightened …

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