The Way To Unleash God In Our Lives Is As Clear and Simple As We Want It To Be.

Here in 2023, we have been in a conversation that is centering around one very specific question, it’s a question many people have been asking themselves over the last couple of years.  What’s the point of church?  It’s a good question, and one that many people are wrestling with these days and I believe at this point of the series we are starting to understand just how essential the church really is to us, and to those around . . . Read More »

The Tensions Between The Church and The World Has Reached The Tipping Point

Here in 2023, we have started an important conversation, all centering around a very popular question in today’s world.  What is the point of church?  This is an important question, and we have been learning just how essential the church is, how we should view it, how God views it, and just how critical the church is to our Spiritual development, and to the community around us who don’t have the same eternal destiny of those inside the . . . Read More »

Why Can’t I Find What I’m Looking For?

Have you ever genuinely wanted to do something, but struggled to go and do it?  Maybe you wanted to do it for a time, but then over time that thing you once enjoyed became work, and became so tiring that you just lost all passion and motivation to do it?  Have you ever made a commitment to something, and just struggled to see it through?  This time of year, it is common to make commitments to better our . . . Read More »

What If You Viewed Church As God’s Word Says We Should?

Welcome to a brand-new series in a brand-new year, and I’m just going to say it’s a very important series built around a very important question.  What is the point of church?  This is a conversation that Ken, and I have been excited to talk about for a couple of reasons.  First, this conversation is really the next step or just simply a continuation of what we were talking with you about this fall.  If you remember all . . . Read More »

Why Is It So Hard To Focus On God and Spiritual Things?

We talk a lot around MRC about the importance of focusing on God and Eternal things, don’t we?  We also point out week after week that this world and everything in it seems to have one goal, and that is to keep us from focusing on God and eternal things.  Do you know the thing that most people struggle with in their faith more than anything else?  It’s finding an ability to focus on God and eternal things . . . Read More »