Let’s face it, we have too much stuff! Even more than that, our stuff is taking over our lives. We think that our stuff improves the quality of our lives, when instead, it’s taking it away. In fact, it’s even destroying our lives! Wouldn’t your life be simpler if you had less stuff? Wouldn’t your life be better? Continue reading “Why Your Stuff Isn’t Worth Worshipping”
There are many things that are odd about the resurrection of Jesus, but then again there were many things that are odd about his ministry and his death.
Continue reading “How I Would Have Handled the Resurrection”
Whenever people are afraid and when their faith is wavering, and they ask Jesus a “knowledge” question, he never answers with a “knowledge” answer. Jesus always answers with an invitation to enter into a deeper relationship with him. Continue reading “Do You Know God, or Just Know About Him?”
Once when I was young and I had a position of responsibility of a church, I was called to the hospital bedside of one of the members who had been run over by a truck earlier that day. He had suffered extremely serious injuries and he was lucky to be alive. Continue reading “Four Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who is Hurting”
Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments” (Matthew 22:37–40, NIV). Continue reading “The Criteria for Being a Christian”
I don’t remember being in my parents’ arms because I was too little. However, I know that they carried me in their arms, because I have the photos to prove it. That was when I was a very tiny baby. Continue reading “God Longs to Be Your Father Today”
We were never meant to do life on our own and as God’s children, He promises his Spirit to help and to strengthen us. Here are some practical tips for how to keep your assurance and joy. Continue reading “Seven Practical Tips for Retaining Your Assurance and Joy”