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Happy Thanksgiving

by Linda Sasso

Regardless how rich or poor, sick or healthy you are, regardless of where you live, regardless your age, race or sex, you surely have something to thank God for. In November 1621, the American holiday we now know as Thanksgiving began with an unprecedented cornucopia of food and fellowship marked by genuine . . . […]

The Rule of Love

by Linda Sasso

Today’s text (1Corinthians 10:22-23) deals with a topic that we rarely if ever worry about today: Eating meat sacrificed to idols. But today’s text also deals with a rule that Christians should be following today: The rule of love. Love is considerate and puts others before self (1Corinthians 13). Love sacrifices for the sake of others (1John […]

Unbiblical Beliefs

by Linda Sasso

There are many proverbs that we have embraced that we believe to be “biblical” but in fact are not. For instance; the saying, “God helps those who help themselves” is found nowhere in scripture and is in fact unbiblical. The truth is, “God helps the helpless.” Another unbiblical concept that many have embraced is, “God […]

Old Testament Examples for New Testament Believers

by Linda Sasso

“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16, 17, NKJV. According to the above truth, there is no part of the bible that is irrelevant […]

Thank You From Pastor Mike & Linda

by Linda Sasso

This last week has been one of the roughest in our lives. Losing our daughter has been one of the hardest things we have ever had to go through.  No parent should ever have to bury their child. We have been so overwhelmed with the outpouring of love from our family, friends and our church […]

Rights, Privileges, Sacrifices

by Linda Sasso

In today’s text the Apostle Paul builds a solid case that a minister of the Gospel has the right to receive pay for his labor. Yet after building such a strong case Paul states that he would rather die than receive any monetary compensation from the Corinthian Christians for his ministry. We learn much from […]

Knowledge Puffs Up – Love Builds Up

by Linda Sasso

1Corinthians 8 might be summed up with the statement above. Let’s take a fresh new look at this topic via the Message Translation… 1 The question keeps coming up regarding meat that has been offered up to an idol: Should you attend meals where such meat is served, or not? We sometimes tend to think […]

Do You Have Right Spiritual Priorities

by Linda Sasso

As we finish off 1Corinthisans chapter seven we hear the Apostle Paul’s answers to many of the Corinthian Christian’s questions. Should I be married or single? If I am a widow or widower should I remain single or remarry? The answer to these questions vary from person to person. But, we will find that according […]

Hold Your Course in Christ

by Linda Sasso

Today’s text addresses several life situations that some would consider controversial. What is God’s view of your marital status, your occupation or even your freedom? The bible gives clear counsel on all these subjects and more. It all comes down to the reality that you can be a faithful and true Christian even in the […]

Only One Life Will Soon Be Past . . .

by Linda Sasso

Do you grasp the fact that your life is temporary? (Hebrews 9:27) Do you understand that you only have a limited amount of time in this life? If you are a Christian, surely you know that God saved you for a reason. (Not just ‘to go to heaven’.)  He has a purpose for you in […]