Persecution in the Early Church

Persecution in the Early Church

​Persecution in the Early Church From TableTalk by Nicholas R. Needham The apostolic faith was born into a society—the Roman Empire—that was religiously very diverse. Alongside Greek and Roman paganism and the new official cult of emperor worship, a variety of ethnic...
Seizing the Moment in Conversation

Seizing the Moment in Conversation

Seizing the Moment in Conversation by Joe Holland From TABLETALK We kind of knew each other. We worked in the same coffee shop several times a week. I was a pastor, and he was the kind of coffee-shop customer who drank multiple espressos in front of a laptop while...
Ingratitude

Ingratitude

Ingratitude From TableTalk by Guy M. Richard   In 1 Thessalonians 5:18, the Apostle Paul challenges Christians to “give thanks in all circumstances” and then reinforces the importance of that command by declaring that “this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for...
Bold Prayer

Bold Prayer

Bold Prayer From TableTalk by Tedd Tripp   Seeing Jesus pray prompted the disciples’ request for Jesus to teach them to pray. In response, He gave them the Lord’s Prayer as a pattern for praying. Then, to encourage shameless boldness in prayer, He told a story (Luke...
Though You Have Not Seen Him

Though You Have Not Seen Him

Though You Have Not Seen Him From TableTalk by Aaron L. Garriott Every true Christian wants to see Jesus. Perhaps we’re all a bit envious of the Apostle John, who got to lean against Jesus in the upper room; or the Apostle Paul, who saw the ascended Lord Jesus in all...