Spiritual Practices: Simplicity

In what ways do you think you need to simplify your lifeHow does the practice of simplicity affect how we spend our money?In the story of Mary and Martha, Martha was busy serving Jesus, but Jesus implies that this "serving Jesus" was actually distracting Martha from what was most important.  Can you relate?  How can doing good things for Jesus be a distraction.Picture Jesus as your King sitting down on the throne of your life.  ... [...]

Spiritual Practices: Introduction

Richard Foster writes, “The desperate need today is not for a greater number of intelligent people, or gifted people, but for deep people.” What do you think about his observation?  Reflect on the twelve spiritual disciplines.  Inward: meditation, prayer, fasting, and study Outward: simplicity, solitude, submission, and service Corporate: confession, worship, guidance, and celebration Any ... [...]

The Word

Life Together Churches accept all the canonical books of the Old and New Testaments as a whole and in all their parts as the divinely inspired, revealed, and inerrant Word of God and submits to this as the only infallible authority in all matters of faith and life. The Bible is our primary source for truth, life and faith. We encourage everyone to be involved in a pattern of daily Bible reading. We offer anyone the opportunity ... [...]

Teach Us To Pray - Deliver Us From Evil

Scripture speaks of three enemies for the Christian: the world, the flesh and the devil. Which of these three “enemies” we have are you most concerned about and why?  Read through Ephesians 6:10-17 and discuss what you think each of the pieces of the Armor of God means. What would you actually put each of these on? Belt of truth Breastplate of righteousness Shoes of the gospel of peace Shield of ... [...]

Giving

We believe that all areas of our lives belong to Jesus, including our time, our talents and our possessions. The Lord asks for 10% of our income because that is the best way to insure that our finances are surrendered to Him, and that He is indeed Lord, even of our money. To put it differently, what would be the reason to not give him our tithe (10%)? We trust that when we do offer our tithes and offerings in the name of the ... [...]


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