The Sunday Reader: Vol. 1 | #27

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The Holy Spirit's Ministry

"Our conviction is that God purposefully gave some gifts (specifically the ability to work miracles, the gift of revelatory prophecy, and speaking in tongues) only for a limited period."

When You Pray With Your Children, You Teach Them to Pray

Here's a touching reflection on how our children learn from observing our spiritual life. 

A Cup of Tea, Under a Bridge, In Jesus' Name

This article recounts the journey of a North African Muslim migrant who came to faith through the hospitality of a missionary family.

Common Questions Christians Ask About Forgiveness

Exactly as described.

ABOUT — The Sunday Reader shares articles we've found particularly insightful, thought-provoking, or edifying this week. While not always representing the views of our Pastors and Elders, these selections offer a mix of viewpoints to broaden and frame your understanding of God, Scripture, ourselves, and the world we serve in Christ's name.

Rev. Michael Spotts

Pastor Michael has been involved in ministry for over ten years. Before his ordination at Phoenix URC, he participated in foreign missions (Australia, Russia). He holds an Assoc. in Biblical Studies (2004) and an M.Div (WSCAL, 2016). 

Prior to ministry, he owned a commercial photography business for ten years. He still enjoys shooting landscape photos.