And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ ~ Ephesians 4:11-13

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Purpose In Tragedy

Purpose In Tragedy

This week, in the midst of a celebration of victory in the heart of Kansas City, we witnessed a horrible tragedy. Loss of life, numerous injuries, chaotic fear, and in the subsequent days, massive unrest. While these responses are natural and expected, a question...

Renewed Minds, Transformed Hearts

Renewed Minds, Transformed Hearts

If you’ve been in church very long, there's no doubt you’ve heard one or more sermons on Romans 12:1-2. It’s a very popular passage because of its practical application to our lives in any age, but particularly today in the world in which we live. There is often an...

Ready To Suffer For Your King?

Ready To Suffer For Your King?

Last week in the sermon we looked at the reality that Jesus has been given all authority, power and rule over all things, both in heaven and on earth and that rule is not just the future but also now, for the purpose of building and sanctifying His church. Here are...

Dealing With Doctrinal Differences

Dealing With Doctrinal Differences

I have had many interactions recently with different believers both inside and outside our local body at LHBC concerning doctrinal issues, differences, and even division. While there are things that we must divide over doctrinally, I would like to discuss how we...

Making Sense of Melchizedek

Making Sense of Melchizedek

Maybe you're out there wondering what the big deal is about the Priest/King Melchizedek and maybe you are asking what in the world the relevance is to you and your daily Christian life? Well, this Sunday it will all start to come together as we continue to build on...

Growing Together in Holiness

Growing Together in Holiness

I heard the story once about a couple that had a great marriage for many years. They were asked, “what do you think helps you all have such a great marriage?” Without hesitation, the husband said, “We take two vacations a year. I go in the spring and she goes in the...