Author: Terri Maurer

  • Saul, Saul, Why…?

    When Jesus spoke to Saul in Acts 9, He asked, “Saul, Saul, why are you persecuting Me?” (Acts 9:4). The Lord’s question reveals many things that we might often consider,…

  • Two Men – One Gospel

    In Acts 8, we read the conversion account of the Ethiopian Eunuch. While there are many lessons to take away from these events, consider some differences and similarities between Philip…

  • Am I saved?

    While God’s incredible promises fill the Bible…one of the greatest is the assurance that we can know whether or not we are saved from our sins. In 1 John 5:13,…

  • Preparing for the Best

    Friends and Family Day is just two weeks away, and having as many visitors in the building as members can present some fantastic opportunities that we need to consider. Prepare…

  • What Persecution Can Do

    Imagine being a Christian converted on the day of Pentecost (Acts 2). Your sins have been forgiven, and you feel a spiritual peace “which surpasses all comprehension” (Philippians 4:7). The…

  • The First Converts

    After His ascension to heaven, the first converts to the Lord’s church obeyed the gospel after hearing a sermon preached by Peter in Acts 2. The Bible describes the incredible…

  • Two Promises

    The Bible is divided into two distinct parts. The Old Testament (Genesis – Malachi) begins with creation and records the history of God’s people up to around 400 years before…

  • Who’s in Charge?

    Whether we like it or not, we are all under someone’s authority. Parents are in charge of children, bosses make rules for employees to follow, and the IRS provides an…

  • What if…?

    What if the Israelites of the Old Testament had remained faithful to God? We know God blessed them with land, wealth, and peace, but more importantly, they were “entrusted with…

  • How We Handle Conflict Matters to God

    While it should never be the case, even Christians have dealt with conflict since nearly the beginning of the Lord’s church. We should expect to have disagreements with those who…