Posts tagged “Culture”
Skeptical Faith: God Loves Science?
How do we reconcile the tension of science and religion? What are we supposed to do when we feel like we need to walk away from Jesus for the sake of hard evidence? Pastor Mike gives us five compelling ideas to remind us that, according to the Bible, we don’t need to choose between head and heart.
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?
Out of Context: “Do Not Judge”
Jesus’ words “Do not judge” sound pretty straightforward, right? Yes, Pastor Mike says, the answer is clear. But read this verse in context to understand that it applies to more than just other people—you too will need to look in the mirror.
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.”
The Power of “And”: Knowing It and Living It
Some Christians talk all about grace and not much about works. Others focus on obedience after breezing past Jesus on the cross. The apostle Paul picks a middle ground and focuses on something else.
The Power of “And”: Grace and More Grace
This world is filled with so many temptations that leave us looking for more self-control. How do we say no to worldly passions that would make us feel so good in the moment? God already gave us the greatest power source to do this. Pastor Mike reveals the number-one way God motivates us to change.