Apostacy

May 27, 2018
Using an informal discussion format (summer of 2018) Pastor Dale leads the congregation in a discussion of Apostasy that is based on this First Timothy passage (1 Tim 4:1-5. These…
The position of Deacon is addressed in this scripture. /The perspective of "deaconing" comes from the Greek root which is used by Jesus designating a "servant." Matthew 20 gives us…

Purposeful Prayer

March 11, 2018
Paul begins the practical exhortation of this letter with an entreaty to prayer for all. The loci of prayer is the mediation activity of Jesus Christ and the practical correction…

Glorious Good News

January 28, 2018
In this passage we follow Paul's encouragement to resist the temptation of false teachers to focus on the law. Instead we are to receive the purpose of the law which…

Handling Bad Theology

January 14, 2018
Paul begins his encouragement to Timothy by marking the need for mercy as a pastor. In this passage he explains to Timothy that he left him in Ephesus to correct…

My Child Timothy

January 7, 2018
Our study of 1 Timothy commences with a deep understanding of the father and son relationship of Paul and Timothy. This deep bond helps navigate some difficult scripture passages that…