a church in montpelier, ohio

The Called Out Ones

On more than one occasion, I have heard people say that they are Christians or they love Jesus, but they have no use for the local church. When probing further into their meaning, their aversion to church is often tied to a specific denomination, pastor, or church that left them feeling dissatisfied or discontented. Others

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We want what we want more than we want what God wants.

We want what we want more than we want what God wants.  Since the cross and resurrection, we recognize that the greatest enemies to godliness are not outside us but within  We want comfortable lives more than we want to depend on Christ for His daily provisions.  Obeying God’s call did not make the Israelites’

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The ministry of prayer

“Our prayer must not be self-centered. It must arise not only because we feel our own need as a burden we must lay upon God, but also because we are so bound up in love for our fellow men that we feel their need as acutely as our own. To make intercession for men is

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