Reading Time: 4 minutes In Philippians, the Apostle Paul is talking about the future of the church, the faith of the people, and the legacy of his life. Here are four lessons I learned from Philippians and my grandfather about leaving a legacy.
Reading Time: 4 minutes There are times we can be so blinded by our wants that we fail to see what we truly need. But occasionally, we confuse wants with needs. And other times, we refuse to accept what we need is for our own good because it goes against what we really want. What does the Bible say about what are our spiritual needs?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Hugh Hefner didn’t invent sexual sin. It is a problem that has been around since our ancestors walked east of Eden, and it will be around until the new Jerusalem descends upon us. The good news is that the Bible promises that we can experience foretastes of that coming freedom in the here and now. But how?
Reading Time: 4 minutes ‘What’s your name? And what do you do for work?’ These are two questions you inevitably get asked when you meet someone. It’s tempting to get all indignant, ’I’m more than just my job,’ but the heart of the question is identity. And it’s worth remembering that identity determines actions, not the other way round.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Just as we leash our dog so they don’t run away or get into stuff we don’t want it to – so we must do for the mind. Leading our mind with a directive keeps our mind engaged so that, the wrong thoughts don’t hijack our attention.
Reading Time: 3 minutes We all experience that moment where we realize that we need God. We discover our own sinfulness and God’s grace. But don’t fall for the same deception that the Galatians fell for. What God began with His spirit, we to try manage in our flesh.
Reading Time: 5 minutes What should Christian manhood look like? The description of the ideal Christian man will vary depending on which part of the church you ask. Manhood is seen differently depending upon the social lens looked through.
Reading Time: 3 minutes In a world when you get free stuff, while it is free for me, someone—somewhere has to pay for it. God doesn’t work that way. He bought the whole bag up front and you get the whole bag. No samples needed, just take it all. He sent his son Jesus who paid it all. Not just the taxes or just the shipping. He paid it ALL.
Reading Time: 4 minutes I’m sure you’ve heard these idioms before: “talk is cheap” or “actions speak louder than words”. While these expressions may hold weight in the real world they’re fundamentally unbiblical because they devalue the significance of our words.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The unfortunate truth is that you’re not strong enough. There will be situations that you can deal with because you’ve been through worse. Then there are circumstances that will crack the earth beneath your feet. These are the situations that challenge you. These are the trials that will grow your faith.