Christmas is a Time For Celebration

Reflecting on Christmas reminded me of The Pursuit of Joy/Philippians teaching series. Why? Because Christmas has become a time to focus on joy and happiness. Philippians tells us how to unlock joy and find contentment in our lives. Remember Philippians 4:4: “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” The word rejoice…

Christmas is a Time of Reflection

The holiday season always starts off with a bang on Black Friday, although this case it was Thursday, as crowds of people shoved and fought their way through Walmarts, Targets and other stores in hopes of landing some low-priced deals. Watching the pushing, shoving, arguments and even fights, makes one wonder where the jolly people…

A Living Prayer Life

We completed The Pursuit of Joy teaching series this week. In this series we have been studying the book of Philippians.  As we pointed out several times in this series, Paul wrote Philippians from prison. It’s a letter written to the church at Philippi and as you read it’s words you can’t help but notice…