New Ministry Opportunity – One Step At A Time

Hey everyone! Some ministry news and possible opportunity for others.

I’m going to be taking on the Saturday Night service at Living Word Fellowship called “The Bridge.” LWF is a very loving, sincere, word-centered and Spirit driven church that is also in need of some “young blood” as it were to balance out the body. The Bridge is going to be part of an effort to bring about that balance. It is generally going to be geared for people 20s-40s but all are welcome.

Beginning Saturday, May 20th, I will be teaching at The Bridge, the Saturday night service for Living Word Fellowship. The Bridge is an interactive gathering primarily for 20-40s, married, single, kids. It’s interactive in that there are opportunites for Q&A, as well as weekly check-ins for what the Lord did over the last week. Seasoned believers, new-believers, and non-believers welcome!

Here is the link to the Facebook Event.

Date: May 20, 2017
Time: 06:00-07:30 p.m.
Event: The Bridge - Saturday Night Service
Topic: Is The Bible One Book Or Many? Yes!
Venue: Living Word Fellowship
Location: 5707 NE 78th Street
Vancouver, WA 98665
Public: Public

Book Review: Haverim by Paul Clayton Gibbs

Have you ever forgotten that you had something? I don’t mean that it was stashed away in a box in the garage, out of sight and out of mind. I mean it was in plain sight but you forgot about it. Then, you meet someone who is excited about this thing that they have, and you discover it’s the thing you have. You used to be excited about it. You used to want to show it off. What happened? This is what happened to me the first time I read Haverim by Paul Gibbs. I got excited again for something I had lost sight of over the years; a passion to help others study God’s word so as to transform their lives and the world around them. That’s the promise of Haverim.

Why Are You So Critical?

That’s not me asking you, dear reader, that’s you asking me. Corby, why are you so critical? I know, I know. I am. But from my perspective I could easily ask, why aren’t you more critical? How can you not see what I see? I know why. You’re normal. The thing is that I’m not really critical, it just looks that way. What am I? I’m a born troubleshooter who cares a great deal about the health and growth of Christians and the church.

Why are you so critical?

2 Peter 3 The Lord Is Not A Slacker

Highlights

  • 3:1-2 Purpose of the writing. Peter puts the words of the apostles on the same level as the prophets.
    • walking – follow after something, a journey, carry over
    • The motivation of the scoffer – not truth, but self. Amazing how this letter and Jude parallel one another.
  • Creation – by Godʼs word, communicated by Godʼs word.
  • The flood. A global judgment of God. By Godʼs word, communicated by Godʼs word.
  • What are they scoffing?
    • Creation, first judgment, Messiah coming, last judgment, new creation.
    • Erosion of Godʼs word from both ends.
    • Peter brings us back to the point of it all.
  • Right now, God is there as Peter is writing these words, as Daniel is in the lions den, as the Temple is being desecrated in our future. God is with you in the past, present, and future.
  • Peterʼs point, and the context, is that God is waiting, God is giving more people more time to come into a right relationship with Him.
    • David and Bathsheba.
    • What does God want of you/me/us? Repentance. Gospel.
  • grow in the grace and knowledge – Are you in a constant state of being transformed? Can other tell you are being changed?
  • TheLordisnotslack.Promisessalvation&judgment.Waiting& wanting, Donʼt choose from fear, but from need and love.

2 Peter 3 The Lord Is Not A Slacker