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“Skipping Church”

Posted by Brad Quiring on August 29, 2017

Hebrews 10:25 “not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching” We are a culture of convenience, of personalization and individualism. We have a million ways of customizing our lives to perfectly suit our every preference. When things are difficult, we think little...

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The Body, Reaching Out

Posted by Rod Neufeld on July 25, 2016

“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” 2 Timothy 1:7 KJV What happens when fear takes over or our mind doesn’t feel that sound anymore? What do we do when we see this struggle in others? How we treat others with these struggles reflects how we feel...

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9 Things You Can Do for Others on any given Sunday

Posted by Brad Quiring on March 23, 2016

I regularly read several different articles from various church leaders and teachers. I desire to become a better Christian, church leader and pastor. One of my favourite blogs is by Thom Rainer, who gives practical, Bible-backed counsel to church leaders and pastors. His desire is to see churches grow both spiritually and in numbers. He recently put out this brief...

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Persecuted?

Posted by Rod Neufeld on November 10, 2015

Persecuted “Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake. And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.” Matthew 24:9-11 KJV Sunday as we filed...

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Community of Authentic Love

Posted by Brad Quiring on November 3, 2015

Abundant Life continues its study on true community. True community only comes from Jesus Christ. The community He started is called, “The Church.” The true church of Jesus has nothing to do with buildings, programs, institutions or anything like that. It is people. People with one thing in common: Jesus. In this community, Jesus calls us to love one another...

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Community in the Community

Posted by Brad Quiring on October 27, 2015

The church continues to grow because Jesus declared it would grow and that he himself would make it grow. Therefore, the church is represented all over the world. This huge community has smaller communities all over the world. We are one of those smaller communities that represents the greater community of believers and followers of Jesus. Each one of these...

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Community

Posted by Brad Quiring on September 16, 2015

​Here at Abundant Life we are beginning a new series that will carry us through to the end of November. The series is titled, “Community.” It is based on the six core values of Abundant Life, which you can find by clicking this link. From the beginning God had intended that we be together. Together with Him and together in...

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Community

Posted by Rod Neufeld on June 16, 2015

What is the community as it relates to the local church? As far as I can see there are 2 communities that our focus should be on. Community part 1: First, the church community. By this I mean the local church, the body of believers that gather regularly for worship, praise, teaching, fellowship and spiritual refueling. Now, I’ve heard all the...

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