Close Menu X
Navigate

Pastor Jay's Blog

Archives for October 2014

Subscribe to the RSS Feed
  • Featured Posts
  • All Posts

Questionable Charity and Immediate Needs

  Almost 10 years in church ministry has allowed me to see most of what happens on a daily basis. One of the normal occurrences of church life is that people come by or call with requests for immediate help. These are never fun. What makes these so problematic is the immediacy of the request, which is the norm. They need gas, right now. They have a bill that must be ...

Keep Reading

Understanding and Bearing Spiritual Fruit, Part 3

  Today we are looking at the third and final category of spiritual fruit. The first was the general category dealing with the nature of spiritual fruit. The second addressed spiritual fruit that is internal to the believer and primarily connected to the believer’s own life. In working through those first two categories we developed this definition: Spiritual...

Keep Reading

Understanding and Bearing Spiritual Fruit, Part 2

  Last week I began this blog series by describing three different categories of spiritual fruit. First is the general category that primarily speaks to the nature of spiritual fruit. Second is a specific category of spiritual fruit that is internal to the believer and primarily connected to the believer’s own life. Third is the specific category of spiritual f...

Keep Reading

Understanding and Bearing Spiritual Fruit, Pt. 1

  I am fascinated by fruit. Sometimes I catch myself staring at an apple. In my hand is a perfectly portioned meal, containing wonderful nutrients, sealed in its own protective skin, carrying seeds for propagation, and to top it off it is delightfully tasty. What a wonderful gift God has designed for us. But even more wonderful is spiritual fruit. I have been thinkin...

Keep Reading