Kingdom Couples

  When Marriage Becomes a Ministry that Touches the World Introduction: Good marriages don’t happen automatically. They require a lot of work and a few good models to learn by. Let me introduce you to a couple whose marriage was among the best in the Bible—Aquila and Priscilla. We run into them several times in […]

Happily Single!

God’s Gift Why Being Unmarried is Such a Good Thing Introduction: Unmarried people comprise more than 45% of the adult population in the U.S. and half the workforce. These are people who have never been married; or have been widowed; or divorced; or in relationships that didn’t last. They span all ages and stages. In […]

Living among the Pagans

A Study of 1 Peter 2:11 – 3:7 Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day He visits us — 1 Peter 2:12 Introduction: Jesus-followers are pilgrims among pagans. First Peter describes Christians as cultural exiles […]

3 Critical Things to Do When You’re in Trouble

  “All Kinds of Trials” A Study of 1 Peter 1:3-9 Introduction: Perhaps you’ve been following the story of Pastor Andrew Brunson in the news. Thanks to Turkey’s brutal dictator, Erdogan, Brunson has become the most recent global face of persecution against Christians. Interestingly, 2000 years ago the apostle Peter wrote to believers in the […]