We as humans are always looking for security, stability, and anything that can down right keep us safe during troublesome times. The reality is that all things of this earth will eventually fade away, and the only true security we can have is in something that never changes, never fails, and is all-powerful; Jesus.
It’s easy to get caught up in the regrets of our past, our mistakes, and our failures. I’ve met so many people who truly understand God’s forgiveness, but have yet to find the courage and strength to forgive themselves.
It’s really easy for us to complain about stupid things that don’t really matter. In light of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Christmas being just around the corner, here are 20 reasons you should be thankful for what you have. I’m sure these will make you re-think your complaints and frustrations.
It’s nothing new that we live in a consumeristic, media-driven, fast-paced society that likes to have the newest, biggest, and coolest the moment it’s available. We’re always looking to obtain the next big thing, and I cannot help but wonder if we are doing this very thing in the way we view Christianity, the church…
No church is perfect, but there are some biblical blueprints that dictate whether or not a church is fulfilling its God-given mission as the bride of Christ.
Tattoos are a widely debated topic among Christian culture. Regardless of your theological viewpoint, I think this topic is something we all need to come together and discuss in a loving manner.
As I continue to grow as a pastor, I’ve come to find revelations on certain aspects of the church, Jesus, and ministry as a whole. I’ve learned a lot about what being a pastor is, but I’ve also come to realize many things that being a pastor isn’t. Let me share my thoughts with you.
Many have said that today’s Christians are shallow, ill of deep-rooted theology, and unaware of who Christ really is in their life. And while my first reaction would be to fight this accusation, I can help but admit that we have a lack of legit disciples in our midst.
No matter what life seems to throw at you, we must come to understand that Jesus is enough.
1. Jesus didn’t die so that we could take advantage of His grace. Grace is never deserved, and it also not to be taken advantage of. While God’s grace flows in abundance, this does not give us the right to misuse it for the benefit of our selfish desires. This doesn’t mean we are expected…