Posts with the category “kids-corner-blog”

Magic or Mystery? | A Primer on the Sacraments
January 8th, 2022
Just as a badge identifies an individual with a specific unit or department, the sacraments of Christ's Church identify us with Christ. We are His and He is ours, and the participation with the sacram...  Read More
by Judd Connell
Developing A Meaningful Prayer Life
November 27th, 2021
We might believe prayer should practiced in the spur of the moment, as if planning and preparation are forms of cheating. But just as the wise son prepares his words carefully before visiting his fath...  Read More
by Judd Connell
Can Christians Sin? | Perfection and Permission
October 1st, 2021
Are we able to spot that shiny new bike in our neighbor's yard and choose not to steal it? A straightforward question that taps into a treasure trove of church teaching....  Read More
by Judd Connell
Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?
October 1st, 2021
The question, why do bad things happen to good people? has vexed minds for generations. The question is actually just a piece of a broader theological issue known as The Problem of Evil, a philosophic...  Read More
by Judd Connell
Atop The Foodchain - An Introduction To Natural Stewardship
July 25th, 2021
Because of the fall, the weight of sin continues to crush our world. Every day sin increases and its consequences compound. It seems inevitable that our planet will one day succumb to the stresses inf...  Read More
by Judd Connell
Why Did Jesus Have To Die?
June 6th, 2021
The story of Jesus is wonderful, beautiful, amazing and...complicated. Today we wonder, was it really necessary?...  Read More
by Judd Connell
God's Glory in Your Story | Understanding Your Testimony
May 10th, 2021
Like any good story, and a salvation story is always good, your testimony is worth telling. But in order to tell it, we must understand it....  Read More
by Judd Connell
Where You Are Weak, You Are Strong
April 21st, 2021
You don’t see many bumper stickers that say, “my son is a drop-out!” and this seems natural to us—we don’t celebrate weakness. In fact, weakness is often a point of shame. . .but does it always have t...  Read More
by Judd Connell
The Law and Love
March 18th, 2021
Loving God isn’t simply having warm, fuzzy feelings about Him, it’s seeking to please Him. An end to which, in the Bible, God graciously instructs us. So, if you’ve ever wondered, “how can I love God?...  Read More
by Judd Connell
Lent Resources for Families
February 18th, 2021
RESOURCES FOR OBSERVING the LENTEN SEASONAsh Wednesday February 17, 2021 ~ Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021All those daysyou felt like dust,like dirt,as if all you had to dowas turn your facetoward the wi...  Read More
by Autumn Gardner
Worship Beyond A Song
February 10th, 2021
Can you imagine sacrificing 5,000 goats to God? Some worship in the Bible is mind boggling. But before you head out to the barn, consider this: it's not the size of the sacrifice or the volume of your...  Read More
by Judd Connell
Developing a Bible Habit
January 17th, 2021
Developing healthy Bible-reading habits isn’t as simple as a passing interest added to reading ability. We’re up against a lot, and no less than the powers of Satan and the temptations of sin. If we ...  Read More
by Judd Connell
Do We Have to Go to Church?
December 10th, 2020
When the holidays roll around each year, churches prepare for a flood of Christmas attendees.This year, with the ongoing pandemic, it’s hard to say what Christmas will look like. Historically, the wav...  Read More
by Judd Connell
Popes, Pastors, and Puritans | A Church History Primer
November 23rd, 2020
Depending on where we are, the site of aging, skyline-shaping cathedrals may be beyond the norm. Yet wherever we travel, from New York City to Moscow we find them. Quiet relics of a day gone by. And t...  Read More
by Judd Connell

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