Posts tagged with ‘The Church’

4/2/21 CHRISTIANS STAND STRONG WHEN THEY STAND TOGETHER

by Barry Lovett

“Nor was there anyone among them who lacked.”  Acts 4:34 As followers of Christ we need the spiritual support and encouragement of one another.  We may be struggling with a decision about how to serve the Lord, or concerned about a problem at work, or unsure of how to discipline a rebellious child.  These are good opportunities to […]

8/7/19 TEAMWORK DIVIDES THE EFFORT AND MULTIPLIES THE EFFECT

by Barry Lovett

“This thing is too much for you; you are not able to perform it by yourself.”  Exodus 18:18. Sometimes in the Lord’s work we try to pull the weight of a job all by ourselves. However, when we team up with others we work with greater efficiency and can accomplish so much more.  We may think we […]

2/1/19 THERE ARE NO UNIMPORTANT MEMBERS IN THE BODY OF CHRIST

by Barry Lovett

“We have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function.” Romans 12:4. God made each of us unique for a purpose. One person’s natural tendency is to look up and see the “big picture,” while another looks down and focuses on the details.  Both are important. One is not better […]

1/9/19 WE BEST PURSUE THE WISDOM OF GOD WHEN WE PURSUE IT TOGETHER

by Barry Lovett

“Where there is no counsel, the people fall; but in the multitude of counselors there is safety.” Proverbs 11:14. While the Bible makes it clear that the wisdom of crowds may not be reliable and can be dangerous (Matthew 7:13-14), there is another way collective wisdom can be helpful. One of the benefits of the […]