A Fruitful Life

When you follow Jesus, you will have a desire to live a faithful life, one of holiness and righteousness and purity and spiritual focus. When you follow Jesus, you will also have a desire to live a fruitful life, one of love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, faith and self-control. And, you will have... Continue Reading →

Counselor

When you need wisdom and counsel, to whom do you turn? When Jesus walked the earth, he was the perfect counselor for his followers, a wonderful counselor. Because he is not physically with us now on earth, where do we find the best counsel? The Holy Spirit! John 14:15-31 Jesus says, 15 "If you love... Continue Reading →

Greater Works

Check out the two massive promises from God's Word in John 14:12-14. One relates to us doing greater works than Jesus, and the other one relates to Jesus doing anything that we ask in his name. These promises are so big and bold that we need to make sure we understand what Jesus is saying... Continue Reading →

Saved by the Grace of God

Sitting at the table with three other men in a country in Southeast Asia, I was amazed to hear the stories of how God was working in the lives of people there. In this largely Buddhist nation, the good news of Jesus is penetrating hearts and bringing people to saving faith in Jesus. At one... Continue Reading →

Love One Another

When Jesus said, "They will know you are my disciples by...," he could have ended that sentence in lots of ways. He finished it perfectly of course. He did not point to religious activity or theological aptitude or political zeal. No, rather he pointed to the one thing that touches the heart of every person... Continue Reading →

God is our Savior

Joseph was a righteous man; he always wanted to do the right thing. When he heard the news that his fiancee was pregnant -- he knew that the baby was not his -- he decided to quietly end the engagement (in that culture breaking an engagement was the same as a divorce) so as to... Continue Reading →

MLK Jr Day 2018

Thinking about the impact of Martin Luther King Jr today. And the throne around heaven made up of people from every tribe, tongue and nation. My prayer: "Lord, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven." May ethnicity never divide us. God created us all.

Washing Feet

As followers of Jesus Christ, we are his ambassadors everywhere we go and with everything that we do. As an ambassador, we are his representatives. Another way to say it is this: everything we do, we do in his name. That's a big deal. We represent Jesus. Wow. On earth, Jesus served others. In one... Continue Reading →

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