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!
The triune nature of God remains a mystery. We admittedly trust and worship a God whom we don’t completely understand. Yet he isn’t eons…
Let there be people
Let there be people God began his work on the sixth day with the creation of land animals, both the wild ones and those…
Early judgment day
Is God’s patience unlimited? In a sense it is. His mercy triumphs over judgment. Our Savior’s blood washes even the dirtiest sinner clean. His…
What if I Don’t Agree With Jesus?
Authority. Jesus’ enemies adored it. They refused to submit to Jesus’ teaching, even when caught in their own duplicity. They missed finding true life because they refused to die to having the last word. Modern Americans face the same dilemma. Will Jesus be the Lord who gets the last word? Or will we cling to our plastic gavels and tell Jesus what to do?
Does God condone slavery?
The history of the “discovery” and settlement of North America celebrates great triumphs, but it also records dreadful abuses. Bringing Old World diseases to…
When God doesn’t answer your prayers (the way you hoped he would)
As our family started talking about a summer vacation, we had one thing in mind: the blue-green water and flourlike sand of the Caribbean….
Follow Jesus before you believe him
To get through college, I bartended at a local country club. In many ways, it trained me for pastoral ministry. I learned to serve…
Friend Request: I’m God’s Friend
The Bible speaks of God befriending people in the Bible, a term of incredible closeness and intimacy. How does that compare to the modern, social media-driven idea of a “friend request”? What would it mean for our lives if the Almighty God was actually our ever-present friend?
What Is God’s Will for My Life? Compilation
God has a very specific plan for each person. But we don’t know all the details of God’s will.
How Can I Trust God’s Will?
How can we trust God’s will if we don’t understand it?
How Do We Make Decisions?
How do we make decisions that align with God’s will?
Do We Have Free Will?
Is there free will? To understand the answer, we need to remember God’s will.