Every Christian has been called to make disciples of all the nations. This great commission was first entrusted by Jesus to his disciples at the end of his earthly ministry, and passed down to every believer since. These are our marching orders. Make disciples. If the kingdom of God is going to increase and God … Continue reading Making Disciples in our home
Now that the election has been decided and we know who our next president of the United States will be (Donald J. Trump) what should our attitude be looking forward toward the future? For many, fear and uncertainty mark their future. Others, because of who their president is feel a sense of excitement and hope … Continue reading Now What?
Will all christians endure to the end? If so, how will they? There are many people who would answer those two questions incorrectly or at least partially incorrect. I hope to assert the proper answers to both of those questions. Because God supernaturally saved us from our sin, we can have confidence that he will … Continue reading Will all christians endure to the end?
Let me be as clear as I can possibly can be. Diets do not work, and neither will yours. That being said, you may lose some weight as a result of your New Years Resolution, but that does not mean your diet worked. Let me explain, for most people, going on a diet means restricting … Continue reading Why your 2017 “diet plan” won’t work
The phrase, “Let go, and let God.” is not biblical; not only because it promotes a hands off approach to taking responsibility for your own actions, but it is also unbiblical simply because its teaching is not found in the Bible. The bible does not teach that the child of God is to merely give … Continue reading Let Go and Let God
Last week I had a conversation with a man who reminded me of the dangers of legalism. In our conversation, this man, who grew up in the Church shared what his experience was like growing up in a church where you needed to “keep yourself saved.” Since the age nineteen, this man, who is now … Continue reading The Gospel Saves; Not Legalism
When was the last time you hung out with a group of new people that you thought could someday develop into a close friendship? How did your interaction with them turn out? Were you your bare bones self or did you tense up and hold back? Long-term established relationships are difficult enough, let alone trying […]
We live in a world filled with evil. I think that goes without saying. One only has to open up a news paper or turn on the television to see all kinds of evil acts take place, and the evil you hear about is not just happening oversee’s but it’s happening right here in the … Continue reading God is holding evil back…for now.
Romans 2:3-4–“And do you think this, O man, you who judge those practicing such things, and doing the same, that you will escape the judgment of God? Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, Forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?” In this passage, Paul, after … Continue reading Gleaning through Romans: Romans 2:3-4
When was the last time you got into a fight? As I thought about that question I can honestly say that I don’t remember the last physical altercation that I was involved with in recent history, other than “the fight” I got into at lunch in grade school, which resulted in me kneeing some kid … Continue reading Every Christian has been called to fight