What does it mean that I am dead and Christ is living in me?Read More
Have you ever had a moment or a weekend conference that made God's grace so clear to you? A time where you walked away with an unmatched excitement about God, a spiritual high?
How long did you feel that energy? Spiritual highs are great, they are times when we feel closest to God, but like any high, they don't last.
I wish I could say that I wake up every morning gung-ho for Jesus, but honestly before having at least a cup of coffee I'm not gung-ho about anything....Read More
As Christians, we know the gospel. When we met Christ, we believed the gospel—that it is through Jesus that we are saved, adopted by God, and gain total access to this new and wonderful relationship with him. We know this. And yet, we need to be reminded.Read More
I am a fairly efficient person. I am pretty good at rolling up my sleeves and getting things accomplished when I have my mind set on it. Go ahead, say it - "prideful much!?"Read More
Accepting the ‘good news’ of the gospel is not necessarily fun or easy. The gospel of Jesus demands that I give up everything the world would say I am entitled to (Mark 8:34-35). It promises to bring hardship, trial, trouble, persecution, suffering, and even hatred (2 Tim. 3:12, John 16:33, Mark 10:22, Matt. 24:9). It can be very tempting to hide my new identity.Read More