Posts tagged “Culture”
The spiritual-but-not-religious experiment
Do you know someone who is “spiritual but not religious”? After witnessing a thousand sex and/or stealing scandals and overhearing a million petty fights…
Friends with the world?
Ever heard of Simeon Stylites? Back in the a.d. 400s, Simeon decided the world was a spiritually dangerous place to live. So he constructed…
Certain Faith in an Uncertain World
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Jon shows us how to stand strong in our faith despite what our culture throws at us.
Peace Despite Persecution
This world is broken. Christians will be persecuted. But remember Jesus’ words and promises.
Are You Excited About Your Faith?
God calls us to live as ambassadors for him. What does that mean? And how do we do that?
Confidence in Your Faith
In today’s culture, it’s becoming harder to show our faith. But Pastor Jon shows us how we can do this with conviction.
What’s Your Reason for Hope?
What do you do when the pressure’s on to conform to culture? Pastor Jon helps us get out of sticky situations while being intentional with sharing our faith.
Whose Truth Is Right?
How can you live your faith boldly in today’s culture where truth seems relative?
Backline and nonessential workers: You were made for such a time as this
A few weeks back, I read an article about the ICU staff working with COVID patients in England. The article stated that these frontline…
Foolish wise men
Wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his…
Go and Tell
Jesus told his followers to “Go” and share the good news. But what if you don’t feel qualified? What if you think you have made too many mistakes? Well, if you think you’re really messed up, then you might just be the perfect person to go and tell the world about Jesus.
The Power of “And”: Divide and Unite
What do we do with people? In a world where some people pull us away from God and others encourage us toward him, how do we determine which people to allow into our lives? The apostle Paul’s wisdom is as needed as ever, wisdom that forces us to think of the best “And.”