The disciples dropped everything to follow Jesus, and it cost them still more.Read More Leaving Everything to Follow Jesus
Over the last few months I’ve been doing a lot of thinking. One major theme that has come again to the forefront of my meditations is the collision I find between my beliefs and the world around me. No one wants to be the voice that dissents with all the others around—it an uncomfortable life, […]Read More Truth lovers will be hated.
Matthew 18:14 does not imply that God wills for all men to come to himself.Read More Who are “these little ones” in Matthew 18:14?
And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death. (Revelation 12:11).Read More Christians will be censored. And we’ll survive.
“And they devoted themselves to the apostle’s teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.” (Acts 2:42 ESV) In reading the New Testament, it is striking to see how simple the church was at its earliest. We can see this vividly in the second chapter of Acts, where it is described […]Read More Devotions of the Church: Acts 2:42
There are various kinds of people that will end up in your Church on any given Sunday. I think it is useful to think about what those kinds of people are, and how we can plan to help them in our congregation. There are four major categories of unbelievers: nominal Christians, people looking for answers, […]Read More The 4 Kinds Of Unbelievers In Your Church & What They Need
Jesus is categorically clear that remarriage after divorce is adultery, without providing any conditions.Read More Remarrying after divorce is not permitted in the New Testament