The Scriptures Speak of the Savior

Some may say that the Old Testament is an antiquated book that contains cute little Sunday School stories. Others will shove away the thought of a God who judges but also saves a remnant. While some may discard and overlook the Old Testament, Jesus testifies that all Scriptures testify of Him. Every chapter. Every book. The… Continue reading The Scriptures Speak of the Savior

Day 19 – The Radiance of His Glory

"Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the… Continue reading Day 19 – The Radiance of His Glory

Good Reads: Follow Me by David Platt

Before 2010, the vast majority of the Christian world had no idea who David Platt was.  Then he wrote something called "Radical", a manuscript that was originally intended to be used among the members of the church he pastors.  Yet, something with such mild expectations, turned into book that lodged itself on New York Times… Continue reading Good Reads: Follow Me by David Platt

The Power of the Resurrection

When one thinks of Easter and the effects on the life of the believer, one's thoughts quickly go to the shed blood of Christ and the atoning work of the cross.  The resurrection can be viewed, at a distance, as just the cherry on top of what Christ did on the cross. However, the resurrection… Continue reading The Power of the Resurrection

Being (& Making) a Disciple – The Humble Servant

Humility. That is a characteristic that few of us naturally desire to pursue.  Naturally we are selfish.  We love our to serve ourselves before we would dare to serve anyone else.  Humility is an aspect of discipleship that isn't easy, especially in keeping our pride at bay while eagerly pursuing to serve others.  In fact,… Continue reading Being (& Making) a Disciple – The Humble Servant

Being (& Making a Disciple) – More than a Prayer

"Just pray this prayer after me." For many Christians, this is how their relationship with Christ began.  It was a starting point after which they joined a body of believers, were carefully discipled and grew to serve the church & share the gospel. However, some people, after repeating a prayer they are lead to believe… Continue reading Being (& Making a Disciple) – More than a Prayer

Being (& Making) a Disciple – I Sacrifice

Sacrifice is a word that may make some of us uncomfortable.  The fear is not giving of ourselves....but it is having to give until it hurts that may make some of us balk at the idea of being sacrificial in our own lives.  We like to help people, but we like to help ourselves first… Continue reading Being (& Making) a Disciple – I Sacrifice

Good Reads: “The Explicit Gospel” by Matt Chandler

I want you guys to know up front that I don't want to be "that guy" who passes judgment on particular books as good or bad pieces of Christian literature.  None of us really want to read a blog-based book review where someone trashes a book because it didn't suit their taste.  Rather, the vast… Continue reading Good Reads: “The Explicit Gospel” by Matt Chandler

Being (& Making) a Disciple – I Follow

The life of a disciple begins with a simple plea: “Follow Me.” You can see this in the Gospels (in Matthew 4:18-20 & Luke 5:27-28) as Jesus tells men to follow after Him.  Stop what you’re doing.  Cast aside what you’re tied to.  Get out of the boat.  Follow Me. There must be that moment… Continue reading Being (& Making) a Disciple – I Follow