The Apostle Paul gave Timothy some specific instructions on how the church in Ephesus was to treat widows, elders, and slaves. While some elements may seem distant and irrelevant today, Rod Walls explains how and why these precepts are still applicable to the Church.
In an age where false teachers abound on television and even in our local communities, Michael McCurdy takes a closer look at how churches can guard against such threats. From 1 Timothy 4:6-16, Michael presents five qualities of a good pastor.
The Apostle Paul was clear when he wrote to Timothy and warned that a time would come when some would fall away from the faith as they turned to the teachings of deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons. How is the church to avoid such apostasy? Bobby McCreery makes a biblical case for giving careful…
Though some have an aversion to terms like, “creeds” and “doctrines,” Rod Walls explains from 1 Timothy 3:14-16 that these have always been a part of the Christian faith and serve, among other things, to inform us of how to live and function as a church.
Rod Walls explains the qualifications and duties of both elders and deacons in the church and considers how Paul’s instructions to Timothy compare to modern practices, especially among Southern Baptists.
In what has become in recent decades a contentious text, Rod Walls reminds us of the context and then explains the responsibilities of men, the adornment and demeanor of women, the distinctive roles of men and women, and why these remain essential to maintaining the order God has intended for the home and for His Church.
In this often contested passage Michael reminds us of the main concerns Paul had with the church in Ephesus when writing this letter to Timothy, as well as the intended remedy. Having already addressed false teachers, Paul now instructs the church to place an emphasis on praying for all people.
Bobby McCreery explains from 1 Timothy 1:12-20 how the Gospel of Jesus Christ goes forth and changes lives.
Interim Pastor Rod Walls begins a new preaching series on 1 and 2 Timothy, introducing Timothy, the concerns of Paul, and the importance of guarding the Gospel.