John 6:41-71 When Jesus spoke of Himself as the Bread of Life, it wasn’t a popular message. He boldly proclaimed that no one could come to God except through Him. He wasn’t worried about hurting people’s feelings or coming across as narrow-minded. He was only concerned with the fate of people’s souls. When Jesus shared … Continue reading The Uncomfortable Truth
In the search for happiness, many people choose to follow their feelings. They have been sold the lie that if it feels good it must be good. They have accepted the notion that truth is relative and if they’re living out “their truth” then the cosmic stars will align and they will live happily ever … Continue reading Given Over
Let’s be honest. When we need advice about something, do we head straight for the person we know will be honest no matter what? Or do we reach out to someone we hope will tell us what we want to hear? After all, it feels better to have our own ideas confirmed than to face … Continue reading Godly counsel… even if the truth hurts
Have you ever tried to share your faith with someone only to be laughed at? Or maybe they weren’t rude enough to actually laugh at you, but they forced a smile while their eyes said, “Oh, she’s one of those people.” It can be so frustrating to try to have a conversation about Jesus with … Continue reading Why can’t they see the truth?
Are you an ordinary person with no special ministry training wondering how you can impact the world for the Kingdom of God? I am! And there's a verse in Acts that spoke to me very clearly about the fact that God will use even "unschooled, ordinary" people like me to get people's attention. When [the … Continue reading Let God handle your inadequacies
And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today. Repeat them again and again to your children. Talk about them when you are at home and when you are on the road, when you are going to bed and when you are getting up. – Deuteronomy 6:6-7 As Moses … Continue reading Biblical Worldview
So you must remain faithful to what you have been taught from the beginning. If you do, you will remain in fellowship with the Son and with the Father. And in this fellowship we enjoy the eternal life he promised us. I am writing these things to warn you about those who want to lead … Continue reading Sneaky little deceptions
Tomorrow, the first Thursday of May, is the National Day of Prayer. Christians will be gathering all around the country in order to lift our nation up in prayer. If you can, I encourage you to find an event in your area and join your brothers and sisters in Christ in public prayer. If you … Continue reading Lord, listen! Lord, forgive! Lord, hear and act!
Dear friends, although I was very eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I felt I had to write and urge you to contend for the faith that was once for all entrusted to the saints. For certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you. … Continue reading God is NOT okay with sin!
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. - 1 Corinthians 13:6 Loving someone doesn't mean standing by and allowing a sinful pattern in their life to go unchecked. Especially someone that claims to be a Christian. Earlier in his letter to the church at Corinth, Paul admonished the believers for bragging … Continue reading Tell them the truth!