Dear Christian, your fears are lying to you. Nothing they warn you about can ultimately hurt you. Fear shows its face daily and holds you back from doing things that may not be safe according to the world's wisdom, but are life-giving in every respect. It tells you that you must save your life, or … Continue reading Your Fears are Lying to You
Poverty is painful. Anyone who has experienced it will tell you that it comes with great distress. We fight against it, and rightfully so. Scripture speaks of the poor with great concern. The poor do not want to be poor. They struggle from day to day to have what they need. If they could get … Continue reading What Does it Mean to Be Poor in Spirit? [Beatitudes]
How is leprosy a picture of sin? Here are five parallels between leprosy and sin.
LOS ANGELES, CA - Pastor Magnus Charms, of Relevant Encounter, has seen an 181% increase in decisions for Jesus during his altar calls by using a clickbait strategy. A long-time proponent of relevance, Pastor Charms said, “The church needs to speak the language of the people, and you'll be astounded the way lives are being … Continue reading Pastor Increases Conversions Using a Clickbait Strategy
I asked the Lord, that I might grow In faith, and love, and every grace; Might more of His salvation know, And seek more earnestly His face. I hoped that in some favoured hour At once He'd answer my request, And by His love's constraining power Subdue my sins, and give me rest. Instead of … Continue reading I Asked the Lord That I Might Grow – John Newton
There are several approaches to defending the resurrection of Jesus. One way is called the core facts approach. It involves using four core facts held by Christian and non-Christian scholars and applying them to naturalistic explanations of the resurrection. Here are the four facts. 1. Jesus was crucified and died 2. Jesus’ tomb was found … Continue reading Defending the Resurrection of Jesus: The Core Facts Approach
When the dark skies rolled in, there was one thing that confused me more than any other. Before the storm, I was at a point where I wanted to give my all to the Lord. I started praying that he would fill me with His Spirit and make me a man after His heart. I … Continue reading When God Hinders You From Doing His Will