How Should I Make Disciples? – with Carlos Rodriguez

I would start with people who are doing it already. Go find the open doors; a chaplain in the local prison, the lady that helps our at the local food pantry, the guy who is always hanging out with the homeless… these champions are out there all the time. Join them in the journey. Take … Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? – Living in light of your identity in Jesus

‘What’s your name? And what do you do for work?’ These are two questions you inevitably get asked when you meet someone. It’s tempting to get all indignant, ’I’m more than just my job,’ but the heart of the question is identity. And it’s worth remembering that identity determines actions, not the other way round. … Read more

2 Reasons ‘Happy Wife, Happy Life’ is an Unbiblical Foundation for Marriage

It was during the speeches of the wedding reception I heard the phrase. I cringed on the inside. The groom’s father was speaking. He said, ‘Here’s my words of advice, happy wife, happy life.’ Someone said the phrase in a conversation after church recently. Before I knew it, the words had escaped my mouth, ‘I … Read more

Memorials, Stories & Heroes in the Christian Life

Special things are worth remembering. Birthdays. Christmas. Easter. We remember when someone special dies. The way we remember often involves certain rituals. We have birthday cakes and family celebrations. We remember our loved ones with crosses in cemeteries or sprinkling ashes in significant places. These things serve us well. They draw us back to remember … Read more

How Does Jesus Respond to the Fearful?

How Does Jesus Respond to the Fearful?

Christianity doesn’t enjoy the place in my society now as it did in the past. Christianity has moved from shaping our society to becoming that weird uncle you try to avoid at family gatherings. Many Christians are left fearful and with the longing for peace. But how does Jesus respond to the fearful? Christians believe … Read more

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