Posts tagged “Faith”
Something to give
I remember the exact date, time, and where I was when things started going downhill for our family this fall. We all experience it…
Top ten reasons to go to church
Why do you want to go to church? As a parish pastor, every year I would have a “Help the Pastor Write His Sermon”…
All the marshmallows
Have you heard of the famous marshmallow experiment? In the 1960s, a Stanford professor tested hundreds of children ages 4-5 by sitting them down…
Choose Gratitude Over Grumbling: Even When You’re Hurting
To be grateful for the hard times in your life is difficult. Pastor Mike asks: Do you think it’s possible that you could only get to certain places spiritually if you had first passed through the difficulties of pain, suffering, and hardship? The apostle Paul, a guy who was incredibly grateful and went through an incredible amount of suffering, is going to help us thank God even when we hurt.
I think I can. . . . I know God can
“I think I can. . . . I think I can. . . . I think I can,” said the little engine that could….
Have you ever heard the phrase “born again”? To some people, born again is a certain type of Christian who tends to vote in…
You must be born again
Once upon a time, there was an old, repetitive preacher who thundered his favorite refrain Sunday after Sunday: “You must be born again!” On…
This faith of ours
This faith of ours is a warm hug from Jesus. It is a gift of his Holy Spirit that enables us to embrace God…
What if I Don’t Agree With Jesus?
What do you do, what do you think, and how do you deal with Jesus when you don’t agree with him? Pastor Mike gives two reasons why when you disagree with Jesus, you should give up the seat of authority and willingly die to trying to have the last word.
More Tough Questions With Pastor Mike
Watch the entire series from this past week as Pastor Mike answers more tough questions from viewers like you.
How Do We Handle a Hostile World?
Are you like Pastor Mike and sometimes get nervous of others’ reactions when you tell people you’re a Christian? It feels like the world is against Christians. What can you do?
How Do I Have Faith While There Is Persecution?
How do we keep believing in Jesus in the midst of unspeakable horrors being committed against Christians every day?