Christian love just won’t quit. Christian love is counter-intuitive. It is not based on the desirability of it’s object. It can seem reckless and dangerous. It is vulnerable. In the world’s estimation it is foolish; because it gives even when it doesn’t get. Listen as Pastor Matt shows four aspects of Christian love from I […]
The Body of Christ is beautiful! All of it! Do we believe that? When pressed we do, but Satan will attack that belief relentlessly. He truly is the accuser of the brethren (Rev. 12:10). Satan loves to cause disunity, and he loves to bring discouragement. He is why that in the midst of a thousand […]
Paul, Silas, and Timothy left Philippi fleeing persecution. Luke was with them in Philippi; why isn’t he with them now? Listen as Pastor Matt unpacks this introduction showing what we can lean from those who left for Thessalonica and from Luke who didn’t. There is much more here than meets the eye.
One of the reasons Paul wrote the letter of Philippians was to thank them for a gift they had sent him while he was in prison. Philippians 4:10 through the rest of the book gives no instruction, nor any commands; however we learn so much from the care with which Paul does the simplest things. […]
When Paul gave a title it was not flattery; it was always fitting. Walk with Pastor Matt through Philippians 2:26-30 as he examines what made Epaphroditus worth of the titles of brother, fellow worker, and fellow soldier. As yourself, ‘Could these titles rightly be applied to me?’
As Christians we are pilgrims in a world that is not our own. We live in a foreign land as ambassadors announcing the reign of a coming King who is now reigning in the midst His enemies, but will one day put all of His enemies under His feet. As His people we are promised […]