We all have a redemption story because we were all headed for destruction before Jesus redeemed us. But it seems like some people enjoy the trip more than others. They create their own idols (because we all serve something) and define their own destiny, convinced that they’ve got it all figured out. They believe the … Continue reading Sometimes it takes rock bottom
The Gospel of Christ Jesus is not an afterthought. God sees the end from the beginning, and he was not surprised when Adam and Eve sinned. He wasn't suddenly faced with the need for a plan and it didn't take him generations to come up with one. Christ's shed blood on the cross and resurrection … Continue reading The Gospel of Jesus Christ – God’s Plan All Along
The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron. - 1 Timothy 4:1-2 NIV Deception. It's a scary word, especially in a Biblical context. To think … Continue reading Beware of Deception
Day by day we see more senseless violence as American society is feeling a divide that doesn't belong there. The lines between sides are getting more and more blurry as two police officers (not white) were senselessly gunned down as they sat in their car. Who is the fight between? Is it black vs. white? … Continue reading All Lives Matter
Followers of Christ are often referred to as "believers". But what exactly are we believers in? That Jesus was a real person? Sure. That he was good? Yes, of course. That he walked the earth teaching wonderful truths? That, too. But a lot of people believe those things. This is no big step of faith. … Continue reading Believer – in what?