Posts tagged “Faith”
You were not meant to carry your burdens
Young adults and the elderly seem to share the ability to be transparent. On New Year’s Eve, a young man sat in my living…
How to Deal With People
The people in our lives can lead us in different directions, good and bad. There are fools, the wise, and everyone in between. So how do we deal with people? How do we find our people? How do we know whom to trust? And whom to avoid? With the guidance of the wisest man in the ancient world, Pastor Mike gives us biblical insight on how to deal with people.
How to Deal With Yourself
“Be who you are.” “You do you.” That’s what the world tells us. But what does Jesus say? When you’re dealing with all the ups and downs of life, all your strengths and weaknesses, and all the complicating details of your life story, Jesus says the exact opposite: Don’t be you. Pastor Mike helps us understand what Jesus means as we learn how to deal with ourselves.
Arise and shine. God is here!
Christmas joy and Christmas grief are the unavoidable extremes of Christmas. Parents of young children, the healthy, and those who have successfully had more…
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…
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…
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….
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?
You’ve got a different view (Part 2)
(A four-hour flight means I’ve had plenty of time to mull over just how different the view is from my window seat as opposed…
Why science might not be the best way to prove the Christian faith
I know quite a few parents whose adult children have renounced their faith recently. Their kids grew up in a Christian home, went to…