10/27/12 – What is the Gospel. . . How can I be saved? – Pastor Shane Idleman

October 24th, 2012 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on 10/27/12 – What is the Gospel. . . How can I be saved? – Pastor Shane Idleman)

As a pastor, I’m often asked, “How can I be saved?” The Romans Road to salvation has been very helpful during these types of conversations—it uses verses from the book of Romans to explain, not only why we need salvation, but how a person is saved….
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We Don’t Negotiate Truth; We Proclaim It!

May 7th, 2011 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on We Don’t Negotiate Truth; We Proclaim It!)

Part II in a series on speaking the truth in love

As noted last week, there are three primary purpose for speaking the truth in love: 1) To mature believers (Ephesians 4:15). When truth is spoken, two choices are available–to become bitter, or better; to mature, or to complain. 2) Freedom. Not only will we know the truth when we repent and belief on the only name that saves (Jesus), but we also experience freedom…freedom from condemnation, sin, guilt, and God’s Judgment. 3) To spark repentance. Galatians 6:1 adds, “Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness….”
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This Christmas, Embrace the True Gospel

December 25th, 2010 | Posted by admin in Articles - (Comments Off on This Christmas, Embrace the True Gospel)

As mentioned last week: If we truly want to experience the power of God, we must surrender pivotal areas of our lives.

The final area of surrender is found in Matthew 16:24, “Then said Jesus unto his disciples, if any [man] will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.”
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