Featured Article: A Love Stronger Than Our Worst Days

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This article, written by Scotty Smith, can help you enter the new year with a reminder of your great need for God, and His great willingness to give it!

“Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God’s grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God’s grace.”

Read the full article here

What We are Reading Today

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This week we look into “How We Got the Bible and Why You Can Trust It” by Mike Taliaferro, who is a part of our family of churches.

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So often I speak to believers who do not realize the depth of evidence that substantiates the Scriptures. Students, parents, and other Bible readers don’t realize how much positive evidence exists.”

The book is a quick and helpful read, especially for disciples who grew up around the bible, and may have missed building a belief on its authenticity upon a foundation other than “growing up with it”. A good supplement to quiet times and helpful in answering questions from non religious friends!

Be more equipped and prepared to give an answer!

You can find the book for a good deal here!

Featured Article: Brokenness and New Birth at Christmas

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Each year, much of the buzz about Christians from the church’s perspective comes to demystify tradition and correct some of the fluff and additives that got mixed in with the biblical story. This article is in that camp. It is a good reminder and view of the Christmas story.

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This is the real story of Christmas, the heart of Christianity: brokenness and new birth. The same God who birthed life into Sarah’s dead womb had now breathed life into Elizabeth and Mary. And Mary’s child’s life, death, and resurrection would breathe new birth into God’s people through the ages.

You can read the full article here.

Music Mondays

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“Psalm 34” by the The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, amazing that we have the words of the psalms preserved, so that the generations may echo the praises of those who came before us.

We have OYC sites all around the USA at different college sites, have you considered taking the One Year Challenge?