WHY ARE PEOPLE TURNING THEIR BACKS ON CHURCH?
With a significant downward spiral going on in church attendance, maybe we should go back to the basics and hear from a passionate church planter.
Let us take our hurts, issues, and protests to the Lord. If you truly love, respect, trust and have faith in Him, doesn’t He deserve that honor?
Listen and Obey
Are you watching and listening for His call? Maybe He’s calling you to move in a way that would glorify Him. Will you respond in obedience? Praying you will.
Abandon All Fear
All of us have experienced fear, but only God provides the way to truly conquer it.
Walking Through Grief-Part One
When you’re hurting and weary of the constant pain of loss, don’t hesitate to use your support network.
Choosing to Abide in Him
Spending quality, uninterrupted time with God is truly the only way to become more like him.
What Can A Child Teach Adults?
When Jesus rebuked his disciples for shooing away the little children, he taught a countercultural lesson.
Deconstructing Your Christianity
Sometimes called Progressive Christianity, a dangerous movement is creeping into our culture.
Are You Dissatisfied With God?
Complaints from God’s people are nothing new, but His perspective on our lives is eternal, not temporal.
Float it Down the River
Instead of taking pride in what we can do, trust God will provide.
4 Critical Reasons For Faith
We’re so used to finding comfort in what we see that we forget to trust in what we cannot see.
Health and Wealth Gospel: Don’t Fall For It
A believer’s kingdom perspective focuses on eternal riches.
A Faith Journey For Me-Part Two
Your personal journey to the manger will be the best decision you ever make.
A Faith Journey for the Wise Men – Part One
The three gifts were brought by men who had heard the story of a Messiah.
Who is Worthy of Your Trust?
With so many deceivers out there in the world, is there anyone you can trust?
Which Way Do You Lean?
If you’re feeling anxious, hurting, or stressed out, check your posture.
Let Belief Defeat the Enemy
When the enemy whispers defeat, God whispers words of life and truth.
The Little Word That Can Change Your Life
It’s not what we deserve, but it’s what he freely gives us because of grace.
3 Steps to Replace Fear With Faith
Fear makes you forget God’s attributes so you’re useless in the fight.
They’re the Real Heroes
Faithfulness requires surrender and obedience to the only One who deserves it.
Here’s What We Believe-Part One
What you believe about Jesus is the most important decision you’ll ever make.
No Small Print, No Exclusions
Let’s not complicate salvation: There are no exceptions to who can receive it.
Jump in and Truly Trust
There aren’t many trustworthy things in the world, but God sent his Son to be one of them.
Are the Attributes of God Important? Part Two
Truly knowing who God is affects your prayers, your worship, and your spiritual growth.
Walking in the Fullness of God’s Love
Fear is a thief, like a runaway train, it steals our joy, our peace, our contentedness.
The Sharpening of Church Fellowship
Much like a blade left on its own, Christians can rust and dull in isolation.
The Hero Always Sacrifices Something
By dying to self and putting others before ourselves, we can live a transformed life.
Trusting in the Extraordinary AND Ordinary
His greatest work is not only done in the big things, but in the midst of a day’s ordinary struggles.
Fountains of Grace: Better Bring a Bucket
God’s grace doesn’t just trickle down; it fills to the brim and overflows!
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 […]