During 2018, Catalyst recommended the following books to either supplement or begin building your own Christian library so you can study, share, and use them to better equip and build the Kingdom of God. The first book I want to recommend and that I used as a reference in the sermon is Wisdom of the […]Read more "2018 Book Recommendations"
2019 is scheduled and planned as a year of faithfulness for Catalyst and its members. This does not mean we were not faithful in prior years, but this year we are making a real emphasis on being faithful and achieving goals for personal and corporate improvements in faith towards Jesus and the kingdom of God. […]Read more "2019: Year of Faithfulness"
This week in our Men’s Bible Study, we will be reviewing Matthew 19: 3 — 20: 16. As I prepared this morning I was struck by a similarity in our modern theology to that of the Pharisees of Jesus day. Here is what I mean. In Matt 19: 3-12, Jesus is en route to Jerusalem […]Read more "Focusing On Exceptions"
Christians are expert at fooling themselves regarding their faith. There likely is not a Christian alive who would disagree the Bible says we are to share our faith with others, baptizing and making disciples as we go. This is the Great Commission and churches discuss it regularly and few practice it. What happens is we […]Read more "I Fool Myself Best"
This past week, I referenced a Christian in my sermon that experienced a similar conversion experience as Saul of Tarsus. This man, Sundar Singh, was born in India, but his faith brought him all over the world. I have not read his books yet, but only what others have written about him, which is always […]Read more "A Miraculous Conversion and Story"
As we stare into the approaching 2019, approaching just around the corner, it is time to identify some individual and corporate goals for the next year. Without goals, a person and/or church, will often find themselves within arms reach of the exact same place they were the year prior. This is why goals are important. […]Read more "2019 Is Upon Us"