Posts by Noah Icenhour

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ATTENTION ALL MABELVALE MEMBERS

by Noah Icenhour

    Cassidy and I have some news to share with you. This is of course and unideal way to tell you but with our present situation, we and the elders at Mabelvale could think of no better way.   For the past several weeks, we have be in a conversation with the elders at the Enola […]

    A MESSAGE OF PEACE TO START YOUR WEEK

    by Noah Icenhour

      As you start your week I want to simply pass on a message of peace, hope, and inspiration.  It may very well be that you have recently received news that was unfavorable. You may have been diagnosed with something that has caused you pain. You may have recently lost a love one. You may be […]

      MATTER DEMANDS A MAKER: THE COSMOLOGICAL ARGUMENT

      by Noah Icenhour

        As you start your week in the world today, I thought it may be helpful to remember why you believe what you believe. Ultimately our faith is all about God. An increasing number of people in this world believe there is no God. If you are reading this article, then you likely do believe in […]

        LEARNING TO PRAY FROM A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART

        by Noah Icenhour

          by Neal Pollard When the disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray (Luke 11:1), they were asking the most qualified instructor. However, they had a good teacher from the background of their own heritage in David. The book of Psalms is at times a songbook and at other times a prayer journal. Numerous examples […]

          THE CHURCH AND OUR CULTURE

          by Noah Icenhour

            Culture. It is all around us. Without exception, we are part of our culture. Many of our daily activities are fruits of our culture. Our culture influences us in the shaping of many of our thoughts, opinions, and even sometimes our beliefs—and that is not a bad thing—it is a fact of life.  What is […]

            ADDITIONAL THOUGHTS ON JOHN 13: LEARNING TO SERVE LIKE TROY

            by Noah Icenhour

              Last Sunday night we studied the topic, “What’s in it for me? The Church and Consumerism.” We used John 13:1-17 as a text and discussed how when Jesus gathered together with his disciples he did not demand service like a king, but instead he acted like a servant, by washing the feet of his disciples.  […]

              RESPECTING GOD’S SPEECH AND SILENCE

              by Noah Icenhour

                It might surprise you that there is no passage in the Bible that says “Speak where the Bible speaks and be silent where the Bible is silent.” This is a slogan that has derived from a quote from Thomas Campbell.  There are however several passages that teach this in principle. Four of these passages explicitly […]