Hold Loosely

Feb 16, 2017
God calls Christians to an odd kind of life—one that is lived in the present, transient world but lived for the future, eternal world. Though some sects of Christianity take the “this is not our h...

He Will Sustain You to the End

Feb 13, 2017
Do you ever worry your faith might fail before you finish the race (2 Timothy 4:7)? On days when avoiding irreparable spiritual shipwreck seems to require every bit of strength your weak soul possesse...

Self-Denial is not Self-Hatred

Feb 6, 2017
Jesus doesn’t hand out Get Out Of Hell Free passes—he hands out crosses. With his typical candidness, he said, “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and pick up his cross d...

The New Covenant Always Produces New People

Jan 30, 2017
Many people believe the Old and New Testaments stand in stark contrast to one another—that the nature and purposes of God revealed in the OT Scriptures are totally different than the nature and pu...

The Kind of Seeking God Rewards

Jan 23, 2017
I don’t know about you guys, but my time seeking the Lord every morning is often a less than electrifying experience. In fact, that hour of Bible reading and prayer is sometimes the most difficult p...

Weak That We Might Be Strong

Jan 19, 2017
“But [the Lord] said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ m...

Love Conquers Cynicism

Jan 16, 2017
The unbelieving world has always looked upon the church with a contemptuous glare, harshly criticizing, ridiculing, and even vilifying her. In his farewell discourse, Jesus predicted this animosity th...