Spiritual Growth

"But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ."  2 Peter 3:18

TLC Podcast – A Deep Commitment to Personal Development

Rev. Allen Hughes discusses A Deep Commitment to Personal Development with Rev. Robert Cook from St. Andrews Little Rock. Robert discusses the scriptural perspective of soul care:Proverbs 4:23Psalms 37:3Hebrews 12:1-2 Directives for working on a self soul care plan:Hour of quite time for meditation, thought, and to hear God.5-10-15 minutes of mid-day quite time to…

All In

Racial injustice is a symptom of a much deeper problem. Racism is another way of not loving your neighbor as yourself. I believe that true and lasting change will only come as we in the church reorder our lives around the life of Christ.

From The Lead Bishop: Spiritual Formation

Spiritual formation is growing to be like Jesus and it is something you do intentionally. It does not just happen. You have to want it.

Religious Coping

Religious coping tools are things we derive from our religious beliefs, practices, experiences and relationships

The God of Peace Who Gives the Peace of God

To overthrow our idolatry of self and thus heal our anxiety, God’s peace shines forth in the radiance of the mission of the Son, who comes to bring peace through his life, death, resurrection and ascension, and through sending the indwelling Holy Spirit.

Fighting Anxiety With Humility

We are not God. Most of the things that make us anxious are things we cannot fix. Why not let go of them and give them to the one who can?

Grace and Peace in the Time of COVID-19

With so many voices that we hear every day in the media speaking fear, there is also no more important time to remind ourselves and each other of the voice of Jesus, the Good Shepherd, who tells us, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” (John 14:27)

Serving Together to Serve Your Marriage

My wife, Kissy, and I have come to realize that our shared experience of “The Church” through serving has given us the gift of knowing one another, our church communities and the Lord by serving in all these ministries together. We now have friends, successes, miracles and shared stories—sad, happy, hilarious and perplexing—that are a part of the story the Lord has been writing for OUR marriage.

Hope in Deep Waters: Resources for a Pandemic

Many of us have cried out to God as David did in Psalm 96:1. We’ve found ourselves sinking as we tread the depths of uncertainty and loneliness. As we navigate these unfamiliar waters we, like David, have become intimately acquainted with anxiety, depression, grief and fear, as well as anger and frustration.

Safe Conversations Workshop

Now, more than ever, it’s important that couples treat each other with kindness and compassion. But how, when it’s so easy to let the stress of this extraordinary time cause us to lash out or retreat inward instead?