The King’s Fellowship Blog

From the desk of Joshua Lewis: The King’s Fellowship Blog shares my personal reflections on Scripture, life in Ada, Oklahoma, and stories from my friends and family. This blog is designed as a resource for daily devotionals—a place for quiet contemplation and meditation on God’s Word. Each post aims to provide thoughtful insights from God’s Word to encourage you daily to walk in faith and rest in Christ’s finished work. Whether it’s exploring the challenges of modern living or sharing uplifting experiences, these entries are crafted to support and inspire your journey in seeking a deeper connection with God and our community.

Clarity Over Creativity

Clarity Over Creativity

Clarity over creativityThe past 7 days in Hawaii have been a blast, but I can't wait to get back to Ada. I must admit, I miss my kiddos, my church family, and Arbuckle coffee—LOL. While in Hawaii, I have had the opportunity to train a group of missionaries with over...

Who Are We Being Called To Forgive?

Who Are We Being Called To Forgive?

Who Are We Being Called To Forgive?In a previous post, I explored the parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin, leading us to the profound and compelling parable of the prodigal son in Luke 15. These parables, meticulously placed side by side — lost sheep, lost...

Why You Don’t Have To Work For Salvation

Why You Don’t Have To Work For Salvation

Why You Don't Have To Work For SalvationI live the normal life of a parent; I work a 9 to 5 job, and when I get home, my kids are building forts, having Nerf wars, and generally turning my house into a war zone. Every once in a while, I come home to find the kids have...

The Comical Curse Of Spilled Water

The Comical Curse Of Spilled Water

The Wrestle With SinNestled in the quaint heart of Ada's Main Street, a gem of a restaurant beckons, echoing the charm of a bygone era. Its historical allure comes from a building standing since 1918. This establishment once echoed with the whispers of a bustling...

Who Is The Church For?

Who Is The Church For?

Who Is The Church For?Moving to Ada, a town of nearly 17,000, I didn't dream of building a megachurch. My strategy was straightforward: focus on the people in front of us, care for them, and let God manage the growth. Now, every pastor wants the believers in their...

Power Evangelism In Ada

Power Evangelism In Ada

Power Evangelism Redefining Evangelism in Ada: A Vision for Tomorrow's Outreach. Could you imagine what would happen if the churches in Ada Oklahoma were full of evangelists? Not the belligerently argumentative kind of evangelism, the real Spirit-lead Power...

Why People Aren’t Coming Back To Church

Why People Aren’t Coming Back To Church

Why People Aren't Coming Back To ChurchDuring the medieval period, the church was the forerunner of science, art, and government. During the rapid expansion of the frontier, the church in America became the epicenter of education, politics, and even local news. In...

How To View Doctrine

How To View Doctrine

How To View DoctrineThis last week we discussed 1 Timothy 1:3, which says, “As I urged you when I was going to Macedonia, remain at Ephesus so that you may charge certain persons not to teach any different doctrine.” What is interesting about this prescription that...

Ada’s Revival History

Ada’s Revival History

Ada's Revival HistoryLiving as a charismatic in 2024 presents interesting challenges, especially as a pastor. Due to the negligence of publishers and media distributors such as Elijah List, Destiny Image, and Charisma News, new and novel teachings and practices are...

The Chickasaw Nation: What The Church Can Learn From Them

The Chickasaw Nation: What The Church Can Learn From Them

The Chickasaw Nation: What The Church Can Learn From ThemSince moving to Ada, one of the things that has struck me the most is the Chickasaw Nation. If you're not familiar, historically the Chickasaw were known for their military prowess and were often referred to as...

Is Easter Pagan?

Is Easter Pagan?

Should Christians Celebrate Easter: Is Easter Pagan?Two of the most important stories in the Bible are Christmas and Easter: the day that Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary, and the day that Jesus became the firstborn from the dead. Both play a vital role in the Gospel...

Should Christians Fast?

Should Christians Fast?

Should Christians Fast? Should Christians Fast? Have you ever heard Christians say, "That's an old wineskin," meaning "That's an old way of doing things," or "an old paradigm of thinking"? Growing up in the church, I had no clue what the verse about "old wineskins"...

Should Protestants Practice Lent?

Should Protestants Practice Lent?

Should Protestants Practice Lent? The Historical Roots Of Tradition Should protestants practice lent? Traditions are the backbone of any good family. Gift exchanges, Christmas pajamas, summer vacations, and fall treks out of town for family Thanksgiving dinners are...

Mercy And Judgement

Mercy And Judgement

Mercy And JudgementWhat is the relationship between God's mercy and judgement? One of the most memorable kings in all of Israel is an 8-year-old king named Josiah. 2 Kings 22 tells the story of an 8-year-old boy king who was thrust into power because a servant had...

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit A Biblical Understanding Shortly after my time in Bible school, I met a group of guys who loved getting together for Bible studies. I had never met a group like these men; they all loved the Bible, studied it regularly, memorized lengthy passages, and...

King Josiah

King Josiah

Life's Cheat Codes: A Biblical Perspective On power in PrayerOne of the most memorable kings in all of Israel is an 8-year-old king named Josiah. 2 Kings 22 tells the story of an 8-year-old boy king who was thrust into power because a servant had assassinated his...

Top 5 Theology Podcasts

Top 5 Theology Podcasts

Whether you're wrestling with theological questions or seeking to deepen your faith, these podcasts offer a rich resource for growth and understanding. Join the conversation and share your favorite podcasts in the comments! Top 5 Theology Podcasts Recommended: 1)...

St. Augustine

St. Augustine

What you should know about St. Augustine: His Belief In The Continuation Of Spiritual Gifts.St. Augustine, a towering figure in Christian history, is widely celebrated for his profound influence on Western theology, particularly his perspectives on the Holy Spirit's...

Jesus’ Heart For The Marginalized

Jesus’ Heart For The Marginalized

Evangelism Among the Marginalized: Jesus' Heart For The LostRedefining Evangelism: From Popularity to Humility I have been engaged in evangelism for a long time, undertaking efforts under bridges with the homeless, going door to door, in coffee shops, and on stages....

What Is The Law Gospel Distinction?

What Is The Law Gospel Distinction?

What Is The Law Gospel Distinction?Theological Distinctives of King’s Fellowship Church One of our theological distinctives at King’s Fellowship Church is our weekly preaching emphasis on the “Law & Gospel.” This Law Gospel Distinction is a category of viewing...

Introduction To Bible Reading

Introduction To Bible Reading

Introduction To Bible Reading!Many individuals struggle with reading the Bible. Some focus on studying at the expense of devotion, while others reduce the Bible to an old, dead historical text, removing any living and active communication from the scriptures. Here, I...

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