Our distinctives are what set us apart. They reflect our core convictions, the ‘why’ behind what we do. They tell you what kind of church we are, and what kind of church we are trying to be by God’s grace.
“The Scriptures emphasize to us the absolute centrality of the ministry of God’s Word. It is through the ministry of the Word that the Lord is most pleased to make me more like Jesus. And while He’s doing that in me, He’s doing that in you.”
An update from our dear brother Suresh Purra, who is pastoring in Hyderabad, India. Suresh provides updates on the COVID situation in his community, current ministry efforts in his congregation, updates on their new church building, and more.
Christians tend to forget that the book of Revelation is more than a map of future events. In fact, it was written for the purpose of giving hope to a group of early churches who were struggling and afflicted. This reminds us that Revelation is not just for the future, but for us today as we face the trials and difficulties of life.
Mark 15:33-38 contains Mark’s account of the final three hours of the crucifixion of our Lord. In these verses we find in shorthand the profound mystery of the cross–the significance of what was accomplished on Calvary through two signs, namley, the cup poured out and the curtain torn in two.