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 of God. – Ephesians 3:17-19 In the Church we often … Continue reading The Geometry of Christ’s Love
Yesterday, I found myself fairly drained. The previous with had been filled with numerous issues, a new semester of School was beginning, and our church is launching a number of ministries since the summer is ending. I walked through the door and my 4 and 2 year old son were fighting over a toys as … Continue reading The Greatest Refuge
And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires … Continue reading The Gospel in Two-Words…
I was reading in Luke Chapter 15 today, and was studying the parable of The Lost Son. This parable hits very close to home for me and is one of my favorite parables in the scriptures. I know the Bible is the absolute, complete and infallible Word of God. It cannot be changed and must … Continue reading The Path to Rejoicing
Paul wrote to the church at Colossae, “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him” (Col. 3:17). James, the half-brother of the Lord wrote, “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves” (Jam. 1:22). … Continue reading Being Missionaries in Both Word and Deed
And the men marveled, saying, “What sort of man is this, that even winds and sea obey him?” -Matthew 8:27 There is so much debate today regarding who Jesus was. Was he a teacher, prophet, good man, or God? Many religions have made attempt after attempt to try and disprove that Christ was the God-Man … Continue reading Who is this Jesus: God, Man, or Both?
I called my grandmother on Mother’s Day and enjoyed a wonderful conversation with her. She has such a bright spirit and an incredible zeal for God. I love listening to her many stories about us growing up, but my favorite stories are those of my mother. You see, my mother passed away from brain cancer … Continue reading When Faith is Hard to Find
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus – Philippians 4:6-7 I must admit as much as this post may seem to be … Continue reading Worrying is Practical Atheism
So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. – 1 Corinthians 10:31 Every person has a master passion, an overruling ambition that drives their soul. This master passion enflames their heart, it establishes their purpose and it empowers them to overcome all obstacles. It can be seen … Continue reading The Master Passion of our Life
This is one of the most difficult questions that a person will ever face. One of the hardest things I have ever had to do was to minister to a set of parents who have lost their infant child. Many will say that it is wrong to comfort parents by saying that their child … Continue reading Tough Questions: Do babies who die go to heaven?