“It’s a Relationship, not a Religion”

We’ve all heard others say, “Christianity is a relationship, not a religion.” At best, that statement is incomplete; at worst, it’s deceptive. But why isn’t Christianity defined as someone’s relationship […]

1 Timothy, Lesson 7: The Christian Religion

Last week, Paul finished telling Timothy that the Church is a pillar and bulwark of the truth. Thus, the Church has a role in safeguarding and conveying the truth that […]

Our Pastor interviewed on Issues Etc.

On Nov 25, 2014, our pastor  radio host, Todd Wilken, interviewed our pastor on the Christian radio program, Issues Etc. The topic of the interview was “It’s a relationship, not a religion.” […]

It’s not a Religion but a Relationship (not quite!)

This is our pastor’s newsletter article for the December 2014-January 2015 edition of our congregational newsletter: The Shepherd’s Voice.   We’ve all heard others say it. Maybe, you’ve even said it: […]