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Can You Lose Your Grip… Can Jesus Lose His?

Another great article by Renae Loring, our Family Ministries Pastor.  In some ways, this question opens up an endless and mindless debate, but however you approach it, all agree that a person truly saved by Christ is secure. Can You Lose You Salvation? Can I lose my salvation?  Not a chance.  When you hand your…

Heaven, Hell, Other Options?

Here’s a second post from Dan Pence, retired pastor who often teaches at our church   Why does god condemn all to hell if they don’t accept him. How can good people be cast in with those who are so obviously evil. The solution is found as we start to grasp the perfect holiness and love…

What about miscarried babies?

This Post comes from Jake Brown, our Associate Director of Youth and Discipleship.  Its another thoughtful and concise post about a very personal question Do miscarried babies go to heaven? There is a lot behind this question.  This question brings to light some questions about the character of God.   It is hard enough for…

Evidence of God’s existence: philosophically, supernaturally

This post is from Husband and Wife, Mike and Kelly Little, taking a look at this huge question from two unique angles.  Mike serves as one of our worship leaders.  Kelly leads our global outreach and Light Up Hope, our global orphan initiative. Why Should I believe that God actually exists? What evidence do we have? …

Should our kiddos really come first?

This one is courtesy of Jen Webster, one of our Children’s Associates.  Its another concise and clear post, well written. And yes, friends of mine who are outside Discovery, clearly I have a gifted staff team.  I give thanks daily… “Is ministering to your family first and foremost, above serving others, a biblical perspective?” The…

Why do Catholics have Fatter Bibles?

Thanks to Cody Robertson, Discipleship Associate and Ministry Intern, for this excellent and thorough article. Why do Catholics have extra books in their Bible? The Catholic Bible includes 7 books that the Protestant Bible does not include.  These are referred to as the “Apocrypha” outside of Catholicism and “Deuterocanonical” within. These are 1 Esdras, 2…

Is it ok to doubt God’s existence?

Much thanks to Renae Loring, Discovery’s own gifted Children’s Pastor for this post. Is it okay to doubt God’s existence? Does it mean I don’t get it? In admitting to doubting God’s existence, you are welcomed into the ranks of millions – people from every walk of life.   Even those you might least expect,…

Is Man the boss of the home?

FAQ 1: Is Man the boss of the home? What does the Bible say about “man being the head of the house,” leading his family etc.  Can you give scripture? Response written by Jimmy Carnes, Worship Arts Director Yes, there are definitely plenty of verses that address the idea of the man being head of the household. …