Category Archives: Love

Heartbeat of First Church

The HEARTBEAT of Livingston First Church Our Heartbeat is:  To love God and Neighbor in Worship, Word, and Life Groups. “Christ is the Head of the Church, which is His Body.” (Colossians 1:18a) There is no question about it:  Jesus … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Love Changes the World

Jesus’ Love Changes the World Jesus didn’t come to earth to change a few things around, or to tidy a few things up, or to teach some really good stuff.  Jesus came to change the world—to take it back from … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Biblical Love

Reclaiming Biblical Love A primary reason the Lord called us as a congregation to declare 2017 as the “Year of Love” has to do with the fact that in our culture “Love” has been reduced to meaning virtually nothing… If … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Love

The Opposite of Love For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. When dealing with a married couple who are angry and arguing—at … Continue reading

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Love, Call, and Character

Love, Call, and Character Father God seems intent on taking risks.  He certainly “bet the Farm” when risking everything in sending Jesus to rescue the world.  The necessity for a human being to rescue humans—and for blood to be the … Continue reading

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Our Identity is LOVE

Our Identity is LOVE Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new (2 Corinthians 5:17) Love Himself—Jesus—rebirths us as New Creations.  All the stuff that once … Continue reading

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For the Love of Elders

For the Love of Elders In this, the year of love, it appears the Lord is calling us to raise up an Elder’s Body in our Congregation to help shoulder the spiritual load.  The Lord’s love for His Body and … Continue reading

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Elder Love

Elder Love We had an amazing time last weekend as a church family!  I have had many tell me that this past weekend was a breakthrough for our church—the dawning of a new season full of promise and potential that … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Love

A Weekend of Love Today, tomorrow, and Sunday are important days in the life of our Church-and could eternally impact your life, and the life of your family! Biblical Eldership Gathering Friday evening from 6-8 and Saturday morning from 9-12, … Continue reading

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Wilderness Love

Wilderness Love I two-way journaled a couple weeks ago, thanking the Lord for the amazing Church Council meeting we had on May 23 and asking Him to speak to me about the Wilderness series I am currently preaching on Sunday … Continue reading

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