Two Roads

By Jim Vitale Two roads lie before you. Which road will you walk? That’s the question Jesus poses in Mark 8:27-9:1. The first road leads to Caesarea Philippi, the city that Jesus and his disciples pass in this story. To first-century eyes, Caesarea Philippi would have been a sight to behold. During the early first-century, […]

Created to Be Free

By Jessica Davis (from our Summer curriculum) Today, we look at the Day 1 scripture from this year’s summer curriculum, “Created to be.” Ephesians 2:4-10 In the early days after Jesus’s time here on earth, his followers argued about how exactly they should carry out his teachings, especially whether followers who weren’t Jewish should follow […]

Visionary Leadership

By Chad Hershberger “Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keeps the law, happy is he.” —Proverbs 29:18 (KJV) Leadership means dealing with the past, present, and future. As a leader, you must look to the past and learn from events that happened. As a leader, you must make decisions now, […]

The Cosmic War

By Jim Vitale Nothing grows that sin has not withered. Nothing lives that sin has not killed. Nothing gleams that sin has not tarnished. God looked upon creation and saw a blight stretching its diseased hand over all things. Sin, like a cancer, growing so deep into the world no scalpel could cut it out […]