I get fired up when people who have not really read the Bible very much begin to read it. Because I know that God will speak to them through the Bible. The Bible is the Word of God. So when you read the Bible, you can be sure that God is speaking to you. God's … Continue reading If You Are New To Reading the Bible, Start Here:
Have you ever watched Duck Dynasty? Those long-bearded, plain-spoken "Robertson rednecks" have some strong family traits. They love each other. They love duck hunting. They love Jesus. Every family has family traits. Sometimes it's the way they look, sometimes the way they walk, and sometimes the way they talk. Every family has family traits. So … Continue reading God’s Children
Some people think evangelical Christians invented the phrase "born again." Or maybe they think Billy Graham did. Or Baptists. And because they don't know who made up the phrase, and because some crazy people claim to be "born again," they run away from the term (and they also run away from crazy people). But you … Continue reading Born Again
When winter storms are on the way, people stock up on food and supplies to endure the bitter cold, feet of snow, and power outages. The networks send their bravest reporters to broadcast live from the scene. Many times the meteorologists predict these storms days before, hyping up the storms even if they never occur. … Continue reading God Controls the Weather?! YES.
The ministry of Jesus was reaching a crescendo. He had done some amazing things in three years of ministry: healed people, calmed storms, cast out demons, taught with amazing authority, shown compassion to those everyone else had given up on, and even raised people from the dead! Now, as His closest twelve followers considered the … Continue reading Greatness in the Kingdom of God
Everyone uses technology in different ways. Sometimes I am asked about the different ways that I use technology to grow in my faith & to share Christ with others. Here are some of the ways. I'd love to hear how you use technology too. YouVersion - I read my Bible daily using the YouVersion app. … Continue reading How I Use Technology to Grow in My Faith & Share Christ with Others
God speaks to us through His Word, the Bible. It is an incredible privilege to have the Bible in our language and readily accessible.* We have a responsibility as Christ-followers to read the Bible, understand it, and put its truths into practice in our lives. God will help you. Reading and studying the Bible is … Continue reading How to Read & Study the Bible
In the the first century AD, a man named Paul wrote these stunning words about his faith in Jesus Christ: Philippians 1:21 (HCSB) 21 For me, living is Christ and dying is gain. Galatians 2:20 (NIV) 20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life … Continue reading To Live is Christ, to Die is Gain