Who is God?
How can we know what God is like? He tells us in the Bible and shows us every day through the people and blessings around us. Even in our struggles, God reveals his love for us because he’s overflowing with grace and forgiveness, and he sent his Son, Jesus, for us!
Fear God in the fire
Fire means serious business! Firearms aren’t toys. Getting fired changes things. “These are the commandments the Lord proclaimed in a loud voice . ….
Christ > Corona: Are You Worth Saving?
Do you ever wonder if you’re worthy of God’s love? If you wonder, just remember the remarkable story of the woman who was possessed by seven demons.
Christ > Corona: Where’s Jesus?
How do you know you’re not alone in the middle of this coronavirus pandemic?
Christ > Corona: Your Fears Don’t Stand a Chance
What are you most worried about during this coronavirus pandemic? Whatever it is, you can confront this fear—but not by yourself.
Fake News/Real Jesus: Turning the Church Upside Down
Jesus turns the church upside down . . . in order to keep the church right side up. In an age when greed, sin, secrecy, and scandal have driven people away from church, Jesus is passionate about protecting the places where his resurrection is proclaimed.
God loves big cities
Perhaps it’s my imagination, but among my circle of friends, those planning for retirement seem to have a fondness for country living. When I…
You and I live in a world of dual causality, i.e., things happen both by human agency and by God’s direct working. Did you…
Fake News/Real Jesus: Finding Joy in the Unexpected
Jesus’ first ever miracle was making 150 gallons of alcohol! Turning water into wine was not only proof of Jesus’ identity as God but also a reminder that God’s great goal for our lives is joy, to celebrate in his presence by the miraculous work of his Son, Jesus.
I love you because Jesus loves you
A classic Peanuts cartoon shows Lucy convincing Linus that he can’t be a doctor because he doesn’t love mankind. He clarifies by exclaiming, “I…
God & COVID-19: Reach Out Like Jesus
What in the world is God up to with the coronavirus? Maybe the pandemic is God’s way of teaching us basic Christianity.
Fake News/Real Jesus: Why Jesus Is Who You Need
How can an imperfect person fall asleep without guilt? How can the abused live without shame? How can a sinner end up in the presence of God? The Bible’s answer—a Lamb. A spotless substitute, accepted by God’s own design.
Fake News/Real Jesus: Meet the Real Jesus!
Was Jesus a good man? a wise teacher? a religious guide? a prophet? a god? John answers those questions in the opening words of his gospel. Jesus is the Word, both with God and himself God. Jesus is the way God communicates with us, showing us the darkness of life without him and the bright light of trusting in him.