The way to cope is not to imagine a better world, or to wish it would all just go away. The mechanism for handling the increasing trouble around us, according to Scripture, is faith in God.
“so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness […]
“Blessed is the man against whom the Lord will not count his sin.” Think about what makes you blessed. Are you happy if you have your basic necessities met or does it take much more than that? For some, happiness is wrapped up in possessions and success. For others, only the right relationships will do […]
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 […]
When I think about faithfulness in my life I laugh a little on the inside because I know how I am. It’s not that I’d call myself a complete failure in everything, but honestly, I fail every day. And so do we all. Who doesn’t desire to be a more faithful spouse and parent? Who […]
Ever walked right up to a stranger with the intention of sharing the good new of Jesus with them? Any number of crazy and exciting things can happen when you choose this approach to evangelism.
“What is my strength, that I should wait? And what is my end, that I should be patient?” (Job 6:11) Show me a person who loves waiting and I’ll give you a million bucks. I don’t think you can. Whether you love it or hate it, it is part of the journey we’re on. But […]