Love in Action

Love is defined in a lot of ways in our American culture. There are a lot of uses for the word love: we love the beach, we love our family, we love God, we love certain types of music, we love cheeseburgers, we love the furniture in our home, and the list goes on and... 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 →

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 →

Acceptance & Betrayal

As Jesus entered Jerusalem on the Sunday before He died, He rode on a donkey, both to fulfill prophecy and to make a declaration. Zechariah prophesied about this event hundreds of years before Jesus was born. Zechariah 9:9 9  Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout in triumph, Daughter Jerusalem! Look, your King is coming to you; He is righteous and victorious,... Continue Reading →

Abraham & Isaac

It's fascinating to think about the conversations that Isaac would have had with his father growing up. Abraham would have told his son all about God's promises and God's faithfulness in generations gone by. He would have told Isaac about God our Creator, about Adam and Eve in the Garden, about the Fall, and about... Continue Reading →

Greatness in the Kingdom of God

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 →

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