Loving God and People is Living the Gospel

Much of the world even knows instinctively that love should be shared across borders, between the world's ethnic groups and with those who are weak, oppressed and hurting. But only Christians can do what God is requiring because it is only the Christian that has the indwelling Spirit of Christ living through them and empowering them to love

Love People More Than Your Country

The idea of pledging allegiance to something should certainly not be taken lightly. It means to be loyal to or to submit to some thing or cause. I've been "pledging allegiance" to the United States flag since I was in kindergarten. It's not like I knew what true allegiance was at the time. I simply [...]

Jesus Was A Disciple Maker, What About You?

The Bible makes no real distinction between a Christian and a disciple maker. And even though much of our population still claims to be Christian, disciple makers are rare. Modern Christianity has indoctrinated many to see disciple making as an option rather than the way that Jesus taught us. Jesus Was a Disciple Maker Jesus [...]

Keep Going Out and Keep Sowing; Tears and All 

"He who goes out weeping" Beloved brother or sister in Christ, to live in light of eternity means to live every day with an awareness that you will one day reap unspeakable joy. One day you shall see the face of Christ and the joy in that moment will outweigh every sorrow of today. This [...]

The Devil and The Dunk Tank

The county fair came to town again and visions of funnel cake and caramel apples danced in my head.  As I walked along the dirt path around the fair grounds with my oldest son we passed all the familiar sights and smells you would find at every good fair. The dart throw, the ring toss [...]

Providence and The Christian Life

Romans 11:36 "For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen." The Bible reveals to us a God of providence and sovereign authority over all things. Here are 9 truths to hold on to as we place our hope in a providential God. God has providentially placed [...]

We Are Not a Christian Nation

A nation that kills babies is not a Christian nation! A nation that oppresses the poor and abandons children to the system is not a Christian nation. A nation that calls themselves Christian but does not believe the Bible to be the authoritative and perfect Word of God is not a Christian nation. We are [...]