An opinion piece recently published by USA Today is titled by the plea of a teen girl who says, "Churches could win back teens like me if they were more welcoming and less judgmental." You can read the piece written by 15-year-old Stacia Datskovska here. Having served as a pastor to students and families before, … Continue reading “Having Itching Ears”: A Teen Seeks To Create a Church to Suit Her Own Passions
Slowly Rewriting the Gospel
Lauren Daigle, Rachel Hollis, and a whole slew of Christian celebrities use familiar Christian language and appeal to not only popular Christian culture, but secular culture as well. But is their message the message of biblical Christianity? Or is it something different?
The Same Spirit: Power and Dependence
What does it truly mean that "the same Spirit that raised Jesus from the dead now dwells in you"?
War Cry: The Power of Confessions
Our confession is our call to war. It's our warcry. When we confess the faith (especially corporately), it's a cosmic act of defiance and a declaration of war against Satan and all the forces of evil.
“Listen to Him”: The Glory of Christ in the Word
Jesus reveals his glory on a mountain to three disciples. God even speaks from Heaven with an audible command. But it isn't what you might expect.
Love Incorruptible: The Book of Ephesians Part 4
God's wonderful plan of salvation for his people was purposed and set on course by God himself before creation; a plan that was to be accomplished by sending his Son, Jesus.
The Lines Are Drawn: Good News for Faithful Christians in a Chaotic World
There is coming a time when professing believers will either jump ship or bind themselves to the hull, come what may.
Love Incorruptible: The Book of Ephesians Part 3
"Predestination": A word of comfort for many. But for many others, divisive and confusing words. Why does Paul begin his letter to the Ephesians with such a "divisive" doctrine?
Love Incorruptible: The Book of Ephesians Part 2
What's so surprising and wonderful about Paul's opening statement to Ephesian believers? Why is his blessing of "grace and peace" so earth-shattering?
Love Incorruptible:The Book of Ephesians- Part 1
I recently finished up a Bible study with our college and career class at church through the New Testament book of Ephesians, Paul's letter to the Christians at Ephesus. Unfortunately, I didn't discover the perfect title for a series through Ephesians until the very last lesson. That's because the phrase I am using for the title … Continue reading Love Incorruptible:The Book of Ephesians- Part 1