Church Planting is a Lot Like Surfing
I’m not sure there’s a difference between surfing and being a part of a church plant.
Your Resolution May Not Work Without This
In 2021, resolve to do the really hard things then wait patiently while God works.
God is Faithful Even When the Hits Keep Coming
When you feel like the deck is stacked against you, remember the story of this hero.
It’s Your Choice: Victory or Defeat?
If we don’t choose to live surrendered to Jesus, we’ll remain empty, broken, and fearful.
The Sin of Unbelief is A Serious One
If you have never really taken a step of faith, you may not be truly trusting in God.
7 Reasons You Can Trust in Your Calling
You’re capable of more than you know, so rely on hidden strengths and trust in yourself.
Is Church Attendance the Sole Evidence of Your Salvation?
There are many reasons Christians are losing the culture, but these are probably the top four. They are all ouch-worthy, […]
There’s Just One Question You Should Ask Yourself
OK, OK. Before I reveal it to you, let me explain the context a bit. As I was reading in […]
A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Six
(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]
It’s Time to be the Light of the World in the Darkness of Our Culture
Right now, we are living in some of the most tumultuous times with a virus that has virtually brought life […]
Let’s Just Be Honest About the Sin of Greed
Ask your pastor how many people he has counseled about their struggle with greed. I would guess that number would […]
It’s Not About Winning an Argument, But Winning a Soul
If you believe in Jesus, then apologetics is for you; it’s not just for “intellectuals.” The clearest definition I’ve heard […]
Facing Rejection and Finding Acceptance
For four months I’ve been studying the book of Mark in the Bible because I received a slightly random and […]
Something Missing in Your Life? Don’t Start With Religion.
Perhaps one of the biggest frustrations in life is not knowing where to start. It is a common problem for […]
Keeping a Soft Heart Amid the Battle of Doctrine
Even though we daily battle against the grim things of this world, keep a soft heart, Christian. A calloused heart […]
When You’re Disappointed With God
Philip Yancey in his book, Disappointment with God, tells of a letter he received from a woman who was struggling with […]
Happiness Depends on Whose You Are
“Happiness is in the eye of the beholder.” Have you heard that phrase? Usually with “Beauty” instead of “Happiness”? Sure, […]
Misrepresenting Christianity in America
(Originally posted February 2015) The not-so-popular news magazine, Newsweek, has started 2015 with cover article entitled “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s […]
4 Dangers of Neglecting the Bible
Neglecting the Bible is nothing new in this world. But what we’re facing today in the West involves proclaiming Christians moving away […]
The Birth of a Lioness
My whole life changed when I realized something as a young mama: Church was not enough. I know, I know […]
Your Truth or My Truth?
In people’s lives, there must come a time when they decide for themselves what they really believe. Because I grew […]
Letter to the Class of 2019
Dear high school graduate, I see your smiling face, your parents’ arms thrown around you, hugging you tightly, and I […]