Posts tagged “Kindness”
Foolish Christianity: Christianity Isn’t Cool
Christianity will never be “cool.” But it doesn’t have to be. Because that’s not what the world needs from Christians.
It can be tempting to count the cost of serving and then end up doing nothing. But, Pastor Jon says, remember what the point of serving is.
For women 18-49 (and those who love them)
If you’re a female under 50, who’s the best person at church to teach you how to live a God-pleasing life? (Hint: It’s not…
Known and loved
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A guy in a suit and tie walks into a bar; everyone in the place turns…
Jesus Judges Churches Too: Does My Church Love?
What would Jesus say if he came to your church? Would he say the same thing he said to the church in Ephesus—one of the seven churches he addresses in the book of Revelation—that your church is passionate about the truth even if it is costly? But wait: Jesus doesn’t just care about truth . . . would Jesus say that your church also loves?
Jesus Doesn’t Make Sense: Why Is He Generous to Me?
Why does God love us when he knows all we’ve done? Why does he continue to be generous with us? In this series, Pastor Jon looks at Jesus’ miracle of turning water into wine—and how it helps us understand God’s actions in our lives.
What Is Love? Isn’t Jesus on MY Side?
Issue after issue, regardless of which side you choose, everyone says Jesus is on their side. But two thousand years ago when Jesus walked the earth, what did he really say, and whose side would he take today? This message takes a close look at Jesus and his words and teaches us how we can learn from his perfect example of love.
Love One Another
Can you find opportunities to put the love of Jesus into practice?
My son, husband, and I were listening to a presentation by a mental performance coach. He invited a dozen high school football players to…
Better than fear
Fear is a powerful thing, and every parent knows it. A little bit of fear will conform the behavior of my children. All I…
Is It Bad to Be Friends With Non-Christians?
The Bible tells us that bad company corrupts good character. But there’s a beautiful tension in the Bible, where Jesus says to love our enemies and love the world. So what’s the answer? Is it OK to have non-Christian friends? This week, Pastor Mike answers tough questions from viewers like you.
Love is an action
When I started dating my wife, I wrote her long love letters. I poured out my deep emotions in poetic prose. I waited to…