The Sunday Reader: Vol. 2 | #23

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Why Does God Allow Us to Keep Struggling Against Sin?

I don’t know about you, but I needed this. “We think growing in grace means getting to a place where we don’t need grace anymore. But growing in grace often means growing in our awareness of our need for grace.”

10 Things to Know about What the Bible Teaches on God and Human Government

A concise, balanced summary of key biblical points with scripture references.

Many Hear the Gospel with Joy but Don’t Continue in the Faith

A compelling admonition to continue bearing fruit by the Spirit in faith.

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.