I realize it has been some time since I last posted here. Recently I finished reading the book “Winning the War in Your Mind” by Craig Groeschel. I found this to be a great book, especially for this time in my life. One of the things I have noticed, lately, is how we keep ourContinue reading “Transformed Thinking”
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Reaching Our Cities for Christ
Christopher Wright said it well, “We argue about what can legitimately be included in the mission God expects from the church, when we should ask what kind of church God expects for his mission in all its comprehensive fullness.” (Wright, 534) Alongside this line of thinking, another way to look at this is “I mayContinue reading “Reaching Our Cities for Christ”
God’s Story, Your Story: The New Testament
If you could sum up the Bible in one word, what would it be? This may be tricky for some. Some may be thinking we can’t sum up the Bible in one word. I think we can sum up the Bible with the word, JESUS. After all, in Luke 24, Jesus tells the disciples onContinue reading “God’s Story, Your Story: The New Testament”
Esther: “Wrong” Place, Right Time
We have been in this series where we have been looking into the lives of biblical characters to see how we can still see ourselves on the pages of scripture. As we said last week, our way of life, and society may have changed, but human nature really hasn’t changed. We still fall prey toContinue reading “Esther: “Wrong” Place, Right Time”
5 Powerful Words
In today’s world, especially in times of crisis, let us be the people who spread joy and hope.
Question: Can a modern, educated person rationally believe in miracles? I believe a modern, educated person can rationally believe in miracles if they have faith miracles can happen. If a person, any person, does not have faith, miracles can happen, then they would not be able to know if it was a miracle. Belief inContinue reading “On Miracles”
Discovering God through the Book of Jonah (Part 3)
God reveals himself and his mission in a huge way in the book of Jonah. What does Jonah 3 teach us about who God is? Check out this blog post.
Gift of Salvation
The date was July 17, 2001. Up until this date, I had always thought I was a person who followed Jesus Christ. This day, something changed my life, for the better. Six to eight months beforehand, I had been having lunch with a friend of mine and his pastor. This lunch turned into a weeklyContinue reading “Gift of Salvation”
Why Study the Old Testament?
Does the Old Testament have any authority for the Christian believer today? Why should we even try to study the Old Testament? This is actually something I have dealt with in a couple of my contexts. Some of the people say they only want to talk about that God is love and this is allContinue reading “Why Study the Old Testament?”
NEW BOOK: “Jesus Is…”
Kindle & Paperback Editions “Who do you say Jesus is? Some say he was just a good person. Some say he was a prophet. Others say he didn’t exist. CS Lewis says, “A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said wouldn’t be a great moral teacher. He’d beContinue reading “NEW BOOK: “Jesus Is…””