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3 Ways To Live By Faith When Life Makes No Sense At All

On October 19, 2014, my life changed. I was in acute renal failure and didn't know it. If I had waited another week to see...

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The Difficulty of Community

Many things in our culture work against the maintenance of real community. We are conditioned in countless ways to think and act as individuals only,...

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Walk A Life Unnoticed

We don't know much about the man Enoch. Even though we know nothing about this man, his brief mention in Hebrews 11 confronts us with the...

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How to Live in the World, for the Sake of the World

At my church every worship service ends with a blessing as the minister sends us back into the world.

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5 Reasons We Should Not Always Do What Feels Right

Here are five reasons why we should not listen to Obi-Wan when it comes to the Christian faith and our decisions in life.

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A Funeral Sermon for My Friend Who Committed Suicide

One of the hardest sermons a pastor will ever preach is after someone chooses to end their own life. What hope do they have? What...

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Help and Be Helped

We all need help and we are all helpers—that’s part of being human. We need help for our souls, especially while going through hardships. We...

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Why Panic Is the Devil's Friend

In a world that is often as stormy, irrational, and terrifying as the storm on the sea that threatened the disciples, don’t we long to...

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Why Does Anyone Become a Christian?

Many say that Christians who maintain the historic, traditional doctrines are behind the times, are too exclusive, and are “on the wrong side of history.”...

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5 Things That Will Help You with Personal Devotions

As I’ve thought, experimented, asked, and read about this topic, several realizations helped personal devotions stop seeming overwhelming and made them more enjoyable and consistent....