Tag Archives | faith

early church preaching

Strong Biblical Preaching Convicts and Offends

There are many things we can learn from the New Testament about the development of the early church and the spread of Christianity. In the Book of Acts, we read about the impact of the first missionaries at a time when travel was tedious and even dangerous. We find descriptions of the preaching and methods […]

Continue Reading
coronavirus image

God or Government? Media Stoking Fear, Coronavirus Chaos

Things are getting crazy out there, and if you listen to the media, we may be close to the end of the world! How should we respond to the threat of the coronavirus and public overreactions? Do you know how many times in the Bible it says not to be afraid? Over three hundred times! […]

Continue Reading
discipline

Discipline of the Mind and Devotion

The human mind is powerful and God intended for us to use it for His purposes. But in our high tech, instant everything, ADHD, IPhone society, we’re often too busy, distracted, and self-discipline is either fleeting or resisted. If this is the case, our spiritual lives are out of balance. Remember: No discipline, no discipleship. […]

Continue Reading
bethpage and bethany near temple mount

Jesus Enters Jerusalem on Prophetic Mission (Matthew 21)

The final week of Jesus’ life and ministry on earth began with celebration, jubilation, and triumph. But it wouldn’t last – because it was not what the people expected. The crowd shouting “Hosanna!” would cry out, “Crucify Him” just five days later. They must have believed that Jesus came to assert His royal authority and […]

Continue Reading
who is Jesus

Was Jesus a Liar, a Lunatic, or is He Lord and God?

Just for a few minutes, let’s set aside debates and arguments about things like politics, gender, abortion, evolution, same-sex marriage, and religious freedom – to name a few. What really matters? Everything in life hinges on whether or not Jesus is God. Think about it. We know He existed historically – but what’s the final […]

Continue Reading
Empty Tomb

Evidence Supports the History of Jesus’ Resurrection

Historical, prophetic, and archaeological evidence confirms the resurrection of Jesus Christ – and it has absolutely nothing to do with the Easter bunny, chocolate or pastels!  The Case for Christ movie came out last year based on the outstanding bests-selling book by author and former atheist, Lee Strobel. He was a Chicago Tribune journalist who set […]

Continue Reading