Posts tagged “Purpose”
To forgive or not to forgive: A case study
Two men. One an Old Testament prophet, chosen by God to preach repentance and mercy to a tough crowd. One a New Testament believer,…
Should you name your kid after a killer?
I normally wouldn’t recommend naming your kid after the woman who murdered a man while he was sleeping. But when I met one of…
Out of Context: “Plans to Prosper You”
Jeremiah 29:11 is a popular Bible verse that can be found on coffee mugs, Pinterest art, and memes: “For I know the plans I have for you.” God does have great plans for his people, but the way that verse has been used today is not the way God intended it.
Why Ruth should be your favorite book of the Bible
I dare you to read Judges chapters 19-21. Go ahead; I’ll wait. . . . Did you read it? Tell me that isn’t the…
Hear it; live it
The Christian faith that has come to you and me is a massive inheritance, complex and rich. But that very volume and complexity can…
Is the story of Christ just another conspiracy?
Conspiracy theories are on the rise. You can tell by just listening to people in your own family. In fact, you might have already…
Super seniors: Anna
You know, don’t you, which adjective is used most often with old lady? Yep—little, as in little old lady. Somehow small size seems to…
Recently my two older boys attended a youth group event at our church. Before enjoying pizza and a Packers game (two quintessential youth group…
John the Baptist: Prepare for What?
In this Bible series project, Pastor Jon shares with us how John the Baptist prepared the way for Jesus–and how we must continue preparing for Jesus today.
Daniel: Faith in the Face of Challenges
Daniel is a great example of staying true to convictions and faith in the most difficult situations. In this Bible series project, Pastor Jeremy looks at the life and lessons of Daniel.
Are you like Daniel and call God “MY God”? In this Bible series project, Pastor Jeremy looks at the life and lessons of Daniel.
As if Pain Never Touched You
Like Daniel’s friends who were thrown into a furnace, there’s a miracle coming for you too. In this Bible series project, Pastor Jeremy looks at the life and lessons of Daniel.