Given the chance, how would you impact this dying world?

... the sad reality is that most people who desire to impact the world simply spend most of their time arguing, and most of the time without any effectiveness or weight. So many people want to leave their mark on the world so badly that they don't care whether or not that mark is a... Continue Reading →

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In today’s world, why belief in Jesus?

Last week, as we started the book of Judges, we learned about this cycle of sin, repentance and restoration that plagued the nation of Israel and we noticed the same type of pattern in our own lives. When I see this type of cycle, I notice something about a Biblical worldview that is different from... Continue Reading →

Response to “Jesus is Loving Barabbas – Judah Smith Sermon Jam”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwX_EpNR4CA I keep seeing this video and I guess with this being Holy Week, videos like this one will be popular. I wasn't sure why at first, but this video just doesn't sit well with me. I'm sure Judah Smith (the lead pastor of the City Church network in WA) is a good guy, but... Continue Reading →

A Thought on Culture to Bring in the New Year

            As 2015 begins, I think about the culture around us and the need people, who are immersed within that culture, have for the freedom that we have in Jesus Christ. People everywhere cry out for freedom and very few find it. Within Christianity, we know the source of true freedom. His name is Jesus... Continue Reading →

Do you ever have trouble figuring out what God wants from you?

            This question is one that seems to haunt everyone I know who has a relationship with Christ. Of course, following Christ means that we do what He leads us to do. Sometimes, though, it is difficult to know exactly what God wants in any given situation or even concerning... Continue Reading →

Desire and Purpose

C.S. Lewis once argued that “Creatures are not born with desires unless satisfaction for those desires exists.”[1] Peter Kreeft formatted the argument thusly:[2]   Every natural or innate desire we experience has a corresponding real object that can satisfy the desire. We experience an innate desire which nothing in this world can satisfy. Therefore, there... Continue Reading →

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