Posts tagged “Purpose”
Are you like Daniel and call God “MY God”? In this Bible series project, Pastor Jeremy looks at the life and lessons of Daniel.
Addiction, recovery, and the church
A few months ago, my coworker Pastor Bill met with our city’s mayor. Pastor Bill asked him what the most critical issues in the…
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.
When you’re in a tough spot, do you pray like Daniel and appeal to God’s mercy? In this Bible series project, Pastor Jeremy looks at the life and lessons of Daniel.
3 words that will change your Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a spiritually dangerous time of year. Why? Because this is a season when many of us put our joy, happiness, peace, and…
Are You Representing God?
Are you in a hard place that you didn’t ask to be in? Like Daniel, it’s because God’s purpose is for you to represent him. In this Bible series project, Pastor Jeremy looks at the life and lessons of Daniel.
Sexpectations: Sex Is Work
Too many people expect sex to be easy, just like it is in the movies. But that expectation leads to pressure, frustration, and disillusionment with others. God, on the other hand, expects sex to be the result of a process of love and respect.
Come as you are
The photo at the bottom of this blog is what I looked like after 30 minutes with a makeup artist who used not one…
God’s secret agents
How does God get his agenda for earth accomplished? Let me count the ways: He can act unilaterally, with his unlimited almighty power, as…
Sexpectations: Sex Is Good
Sex was invented by God himself! In the beginning, when everything was very good, there was sex. God’s idea. God’s gift to husband and wife. In a world where too many of us have been victims of sexual sin or of an anti-sex church culture, we need the reminder that sex, by God’s design, is still very good.
The best treat of all!
“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these” (Mark 10:14). In…
Death to Selfie: THE Reason to Be Unreasonable
Follow Jesus and the world might not approve. “You’re wasting time. Wasting money. Wasting energy. Wasting your life.” But Jesus defends those who love him. His approval is what matters the most, since it lasts forever.