You belong to Christ

One of the amazing aspects of following Jesus is realizing that even though once we were God's enemy because of our sin, through Jesus God has adopted us into his family, welcomed us onto his team, given us a seat at his table. He is excited to be associated with us. He is excited to … Continue reading You belong to Christ

Two Keys to Healthy Relationships

Relationships are tough. Different personalities, life experiences and perspectives cause conflict and disagreements. God's Word gives us keys to healthy relationships. The Bible is incredibly practical for our lives today. Romans 12:16  16  Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud; instead, associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own … Continue reading Two Keys to Healthy Relationships

Totally Give Yourself to God

The call to follow Jesus is a high calling. It is filled with growth, blessing and sacrifice, and will continue throughout the rest of our lives. If you are a follower of Jesus, you are making a commitment to totally give yourself to God. The apostle Paul, one of the most influential leaders in Christianity … Continue reading Totally Give Yourself to God

Christian Hospitality

One mark of a Christ-follower is showing hospitality. We follow in the example of Jesus when we show hospitality to all people. In the first century, hospitality was important because hotels and restaurants were not easily accessible. Additionally for the first century followers of Jesus, times of persecution made Christian hospitality vitally important. Followers of Jesus could find … Continue reading Christian Hospitality

A Life That Makes a Difference

God has a purpose and plan for your life. He wants you to make a difference in the world, and He wants you to make a difference in the lives of others. The Bible tells us that Jesus (aka, the Word) came to earth to make a difference in the world, and to make a difference … Continue reading A Life That Makes a Difference

The Way. The Truth. The Life.

How do you know the right way to go? Follow Jesus, he will always lead you on the right path. How do you find out the truth, in any situation? Ask Jesus, he will always give you the truth.  How can you know that you will have eternal life in heaven and enjoy abundant life … Continue reading The Way. The Truth. The Life.

Hospitality

When Levi met Jesus and began to follow him, one of the first things he did was to invite some friends over for a meal so that they could meet Jesus too. Levi’s friends were not religious or deeply devoted to God. But he knew Jesus could change their life. And the first step in … Continue reading Hospitality

The Door

Front doors. Back doors. Car doors. Bedroom doors. Bathroom doors. Office doors. Doors on "Monsters Inc." A band called "The Doors" from a few years ago. Lots of doors. Why do we need doors? What do they do? And why would Jesus refer to himself as a door? “I assure you: Anyone who doesn’t enter … Continue reading The Door