June 12, 2022
Jesus promised we’d face persecution. And when the disciples did, they endured it joyfully. Their bruises were badges. Their scars were like trophies. And may the same be said of us if the same lot falls to us.
March 6, 2022
He uses the ordinary to achieve what’s extraordinary. And because He uses these means, we should heartily embrace them and never underestimate their potency and potential in our ongoing process of transformational redemption.
January 30, 2022
The servants who employed their minas wisely were rewarded extravagantly. That surely should inspire us to do likewise with whatever we’ve been given, investing it in doing God’s will, accomplishing His work, and all that for His majesty and glory.
January 10, 2021
When we say we will preach the Word, narrowly we mean the Good News of Jesus Christ as Savior & Lord. More broadly, we mean what Paul called the Whole Counsel of God. That means God’s Word as it pertains to all things, big and small, far and wide.
June 7, 2020
To realize that mankind, even the most religious people of the time, chose to nail the very Son of God to a cross, shows the depth of depravity, wickedness, and enmity against our Creator.
May 24, 2020
Unlike Peter’s famous sermon on Pentecost, Stephen’s audience wasn’t cut to the quick. Filled instead with seething rage, they picked up stones and let them fly. But the Good News about Jesus Christ was not extinguished.
May 17, 2020
Christians in all traditions teach a core belief that Jesus Christ, in fulfilling His mission, executed, as one God-man, the three offices of prophet, priest, and king.
May 3, 2020
The natural tendency of human beings is to take care of themselves first and then maybe others. But if we’re truly new creatures in Christ, then others take on a much higher priority.
April 19, 2020
There is no greater love in all the universe than when Jesus says to you, “Follow Me.” If you quiet your spirit and listen closely, you may just hear Jesus speak those same magnificent words to you.
October 13, 2019
Being steadfast, watchful, and thankful in prayer, coupled with an eager willingness to share our faith with unbelievers, makes us participants with God as He takes hold of others, even as He has taken hold of us.