Life

Three Ways Christians Misunderstand Obedience

I’ll never forget the conversation my wife and I had with a troubled teen several years ago. She grew up in a very dysfunctional, chaotic home with little structure. She said, “I wish someone had given me rules to live by.” Now most kids don’t say these words. I’ve yet to hear one of my children […]

Jesus Christ

Christmas from the Angels’ Point of View

Angels watch in wonder as God unfolds history. They see the work of Satan as he assumes control as prince and power of the air, and they see and engage in God’s unfolding plan to rescue His beloved creation. It’s a twisting, often agonizing story with only small light rays of redemption. The angels watch sin overwhelm […]

Church

3 Spiritual Benefits of Singing in Church

Congregational singing is essential to our life with Christ.​

Bible

What Does It Mean to Submit to One Another in Ephesians 5?

"Giving thanks always and for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ."

Church

Why Not Fitting in at Your Church Might be a Good Thing

Do you feel like you don't "fit in" at church? This might not be such a bad thing...

Gospel

Why Easter is Good for Our Bodies

I held her hand as we sang her favorite hymns, and I read 2 Corinthians 5 over her. A long-time, faithful, sweet saint, she was a favorite in our congregation. We saw her breathe her last, heavy breath and then slip into the hands of her beloved Savior, her life lived long and full for […]

Ethics

Why Love Is Greater Than Faith and Hope

Why does Paul say love is the greater than faith or hope? 

Ethics

Why Too Many Christians Fail to Love Their Neighbor

Obeying Jesus means proclaiming to the spiritually vulnerable that they were created by a Creator in His image, have been alienated by their Creator because of sin and can now be reconciled to God through Christ.