Does Our Relationship With God Depend on Our Memory?

Does Our Relationship With God Depend on Our Memory? Dementia and Alzheimer’s are a great mystery to most of us. And how many of us who have Alzheimer’s in our family medical history, wonder if that is the path we will someday take? I have been fortunate to learn from some beautiful family members who […]

Search Team Recommends Jacob Sensenig

God has answered our prayer! The Minister of Music and Worship Arts Search Team is pleased to introduce you to Jacob Sensenig. He is a very vibrant exciting young man who loves God, people and music! He will bring a broad knowledge of skills, worship leadership and pastoral duties to Trinity. I hope you find […]

Inviting Others to Church by Inviting Them into Your Life

Many people experience fears and insecurities when it comes to inviting new people to church. Thoughts run through our minds such as, “Will they think I’m weird for inviting them?” or “ They probably won’t come anyway.” According to Dr. om Rainer in his book, e Unchurched Next Door, 82% of unchurched people are at […]

Revelation (Interpretation Commentary Series)  by M. Eugene Boring

As the body of the letter begins in 1:9, John shifts to the narrative form which Revelation shares with apocalyptic in general (cf. J. J. Collins SBL definition, Apocalypse, p. 9). Narrative is often the characteristic mode of a letter, in which the writer recounts to the reader a narrative of events (cf. II Cor. […]

Revelation and the End of All Things by Craig Koester

The redeemed are identified as a group of 144,000 people from the twelve tribes of Israel (7:4-8). The use of this particular number has fascinated many readers of Revelation. Groups like the Davidians and Jehovah’s Witnesses have understood that gathering a group of 144,000 prior to Christ’s second coming is part of their evangelistic task, […]

Revelation (Everyone Commentary Series) by NT Wright

Revelation (Everyone Commentary Series) by NT Wright For some, Jesus is just a faraway figure of first-century fantasy. For others, including some of today’s enthusiastic Christians, Jesus is the one with whom we can establish a personal relationship of loving intimacy. John would agree with the second of these, but he would warn against imagining […]

Leslie Hollon: A heart, head and hand ministry

As seen in the November 10th Baptist Standard. You can see the original article at: Leslie Hollon: A heart, head and hand ministry   Leslie Hollon is pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in San Antonio, where he has served since February 2009. From deep in the heart of one Texan, he shares his background and […]