Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Changing Can’ts to Won’ts

At FirstCov, we believe that all of our ministries should flow out of love for God and love for others. One way we, as a staff, try to keep these relationships a priority is by opening our staff meetings with devotions. A few weeks ago, Jackie, our secretary led us in devotions and read the…
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Are We Worshipping Biblically?

I’m sure many of you have heard of “worship wars”: arguments within the church (around the world, not necessarily FirstCov) about what music is more “worshipful”. Should we be singing modern worship songs or hymns? Use a rock band or a gospel choir? Organ or hip-hop? There’s a common saying in the Covenant Church that…
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If the Shoe Fits…

For my birthday this year, my husband Wade bought me a pair of shoes. Really really pretty shoes (see picture – pretty, right?). So, in honor of the occasion, I wore them out for my birthday party with my friends. Now, you don’t have to take my word on it, but I would say I…
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Wait, What?! Work out your salvation…?

For many, this phrase may set off loud alarms in one’s head. Are you speaking of earning your salvation through your works? Isn’t this taking away from the grace of God? You may be surprised to hear that these words are firmly planted in God’s Word, as we learned from Pastor Todd’s sermon this week,…
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