The Well Blog
If we are really honest with ourselves as Christians, there comes a point when we ask ourself this question, "Am I Really a Christian?" Historically, when this question has come up in my own life, I have found I am usually wrestling with some profound experience or I am feeling the shame and guilt…
For me growing up the idea that God could both love all people (John 3:16) (1 John 4:16) and that He also shows wrath toward them (Hebrews 12:28-29) was a really hard concept for me to grasp. So I think functionally I saw Him as having a split personality.
In my mind he was either a loving teddy…
Friends . . . there is a disease among us. One that lures us in for the moment, but leaves us weary and unfulfilled by days end.
The Disease: Busyness.Hurry!Rush!Go!
The symptoms: weariness, discouragement, bitterness, anger, discontentment, distress, unhappiness, ingratitude. We are too busy to…
How do we grow in our desire to be missional?
As we talk about living our lives on the outter ring of the Anatomy of a Disciple there is often a lot of confusion and frustration about what the journey to a more missional life looks like. What we are beginning to understand is that as we join God…
Honestly, what on earth do lawsuits have to do with Sexual Immorality? Why would Paul talk about immorality and the lack of church discipline in Chapter 5 and then go back to immorality and what we need to do with it in Chapter 6? Unless of course, Chapter 6:1-8 connects to Chapter 5. That it…
We love because he first loved us. If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. And this commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother. - 1 John…
Love! It is intoxicating, alluring, anticipated, and intensely misunderstood. Yet these passions and desires are clearly seen in all of us. So where is God in all of this? Has God spoken into these deeply rooted desires in us, or has He left us to figure it out on our own? Fortunately, God has…
What is Love? Tis the question we often ask as we enter the month of February and remember that Valentine’s Day is peering around the corner. Retail stores are filled with isles of cheap chocolates made with oils and lard, overpriced sentimental cards by Hallmark, and a variety of flowers that will…
The Well could be accused of many things, but never of backing off from difficult subjects that are taught in the Scriptures. In the past few weeks we have dealt with the depths of sexual immorality, the need for restorative conversations, and the hard call of living out a Biblical model of Church…
Mary Van Aalsburg
Storyteller Chronicles is coming to The Well! Good fun and a GREAT message for children of all ages and their families. (That means you, too, Mom & Dad!)
Friday, February 24
Doors open at 6:30pm
You and your family will go on a fantastic journey and see the Gospel…