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How To Forgive Someone Who Wronged You

Forgiveness. We all want to receive it without hesitation. But we’re so reluctant to give it to others. And it's not that we don't want to forgive people who have wronged us. We know that forgiveness is a good thing. We give lip service to it. We can even wax eloquent about the virtue of it. … Continue reading How To Forgive Someone Who Wronged You

How To Read Your Bible

We all know that we should read the bible. We need to read it. But one of the most sought out questions among Christians is, “How do you read the bible?”  Is there a best way or more fruitful way to read it? Is there a right way or wrong way? Do I just read … Continue reading How To Read Your Bible

Where Did Jesus Go When He Died?

Where did Jesus go when he died? When Jesus went to the Cross for us, he paid the penalty for our sins, and he made a way for us to be eternally reconciled to God. And on the third day, he rose in victory.  But we're left with the question: where did Jesus go for … Continue reading Where Did Jesus Go When He Died?

3 Signs You Aren’t Actually Serving When You Serve At Church

Just about every Christian would and really should agree that we’re called to be servants. Most of us would even self-identify as servants. After all, Jesus came to serve rather than to be served. The idea of servanthood is noble and we view it as a sign that we’ve reached maturity as a believer.And it’s true … Continue reading 3 Signs You Aren’t Actually Serving When You Serve At Church

5 Reasons Why Eternal Life Isn’t Just For When You Die

“If you died today and Jesus asked you why he should let you into heaven, what would you say?”This is a question that has rung in the ears of countless American Christians for the past number of decades. It’s a question we’ve often asked when we’re trying to bring someone to a decision point where … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Eternal Life Isn’t Just For When You Die

3 Things My Mom’s Death Is Still Teaching Me

This has been one of those years that I’ve always dreaded. This August marks 15 years of my mom passing. But an even more painful reality is that after this year, I have officially lived half of my life without my mom. As I write this down and actually put words to the thoughts that … Continue reading 3 Things My Mom’s Death Is Still Teaching Me

6 Ways To Cure Your Critical Spirit

We’re all prone to having a critical spirit. Our natural tendency is to complain and criticize.Oftentimes, when we get in a habit of doing it, we can’t seem to get out of the cycle of negativity. Cynicism begins to set in, and all we can see or seem to talk about are the negative aspects … Continue reading 6 Ways To Cure Your Critical Spirit

7 Modern Day Idols That May Be Creeping Into Your Life

It’s easy to read the bible and judge the stories of people worshipping golden calves and other oddly shaped creatures made out of precious metals. We sometimes gloss over the seriousness of the offense to God, because we can’t even imagine ourselves propping up a statue in our living room and worshipping it.You might find … Continue reading 7 Modern Day Idols That May Be Creeping Into Your Life

5 Reasons Why Christians Need To Be Able To Disagree Politically

As we celebrate American Independence Day, many of us are looking forward to burgers, hotdogs, baseball, and spending time with friends and family. We gather to celebrate the ideals upon which our nation was founded. A Union founded on the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. But as we look to the current … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Christians Need To Be Able To Disagree Politically

How You Can Know You Are Living a Meaningful Life

At what point does it feel like you're really doing something with your life? Does a day come when you wake up and think, “Hey I’ve really done something meaningful or notable with my life.” We’re always weighing our life based on what feels meaningful. But what happens when that feeling never comes?I finally finished my … Continue reading How You Can Know You Are Living a Meaningful Life