If God is Sovereign Why Pray?

If God is Sovereign Why Pray?

If God is Sovereign why pray? If God does all that he wills, do our prayers actually matter? When we become true believers in Jesus Christ we begin to desire to pray. Prayer becomes something more real and tangible because we become certain that God actually hears us...
The Adoption Process

The Adoption Process

Two and a half years into the adoption process we finally received a referral for a 2-year-old girl from Kyrgyzstan. The birth mother abandoned the child shortly after birth, being a young single woman in a big city without family or government support.  By this...
Spiritual Gifts

Spiritual Gifts

If you ever observed the construction project of a tall building being erected in the heart of a city, you quickly realize that there are many people involved in the project. You might see a group of metal workers on the fourth floor welding foundational structures...
Water Baptism

Water Baptism

Why are Baptists so excited for Baptism? If you ever observed water baptism, there is a lot of celebration happening. Baptismal services seem to posses a unique, electrified atmosphere of joy and excitement. Yet, biblically, water baptism is not necessary for...
Baptism in the Holy Spirit

Baptism in the Holy Spirit

Have you ever heard someone claim that they were “baptized with the Holy Spirit”? This phrase may be understood in a variety of ways, but often the individual is referring to a unique, one time experience in their Christian life, which placed them on a higher...