We’re half way through January now and you’ve likely started a plan to read through the Bible in a year. This is an annual resolution for many believers and I use audio Bibles and a devotional routine to keep me on pace. In addition to daily Bible reading, I want to recommend another New Year’s resolution that will help […]
34 “I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you are also to love one another. 35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:34-35 (CSB) A lot of my Facebook friends are Christians and I follow several Christian […]
The ESV is a wonderful translation and the dozens of Bible options (study, devotional, etc.) have been a blessing to the English-speaking world for years. I’ve personally used it as my go-to study translation for over a decade. However, it was time for me to get a new Bible last year and I did something […]
I recently gave 5 ways that your church can grow in unity & love among its members, but we shouldn’t stop there. Your local church isn’t alone; it’s part of the global Church represented by the thousands of local churches throughout the world. The world is watching Many conflicts are bound to arise if we […]
There have been many young people over the years who have asked for my advice about whether or not they should become a missionary. The answer obviously depends on the individual and God’s calling, but there are 3 questions I always ask to help them discern the Lord’s will. These are mainly for those considering […]
Is your church characterized by unity and love? Would you consider your church to be a unified group of people who genuinely love one another? That’s not a mark of a super healthy church but is one of the basic foundations for every local church in the world. Christian love and unity are perhaps the […]
Do you accidentally preach a half gospel? Telling unbelievers that Jesus died for their sins is only part of the good news. He didn’t stay dead! We can’t forget Jesus’ resurrection when we evangelize.
Do you read and study the Bible always looking for how it applies to your life? We all do. Every Bible study method involves application because the truths of God’s Word directly impact our daily lives. We must be careful, though, not to jump to the application without interpreting the text and understanding its context. […]
I first felt called to become a missionary overseas when I was 16. I think it’s safe to say that I’ve learned quite a bit since then. Looking back on everything that’s happened on my 14-year journey there are so many things that I wish I would’ve known sooner. So, I’ve narrowed down the list […]
Christians, we must have a solid foundation built on the Bible and theology. Every follower of Jesus in the world needs to learn these 2 things well.