How connected to God are you as a Christian?

In my devotional this morning I was inspired by the content that Oswald Chambers put forth. He addresses an issue that is not discussed as much as it should be in the Christian world today. Chambers addressed the topic of how to get more connected with God. I paraphrased a few of my thoughts while reading … Read moreHow connected to God are you as a Christian?

How are you sharing the Gospel with those who need to receive it?

2 John 1:7-13 ESV (Bold Added) [7] For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist. [8] Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win … Read moreHow are you sharing the Gospel with those who need to receive it?

Book Review : The Gospel & Personal Evangelism @9MarksOnline

  Why don’t we evangelize? What is the gospel? Who should evangelize? What is evangelism? Why should we evangelize? Mark Dever’s book, The Gospel And Personal Evangelism, seeks to answer all of these basic questions about evangelism for the common Christian. In today’s Christian culture, evangelism has fallen by the wayside in terms of priority … Read moreBook Review : The Gospel & Personal Evangelism @9MarksOnline

Why is Hatred Such a Serious Sin?

This week in one of the church’s Bible studies we were asked the question “Why is hatred so serious a sin?” And as I started to think through the answer of this I was brought to many different verses and ideas on why hate is such a serious issue in the believers life. I have … Read moreWhy is Hatred Such a Serious Sin?

Regeneration; a Word study

I was recently in a Bible study where the question below came up and I found that there is some confusion on the subject. So I decided to do a little research and found myself immersed in good stuff that I thought I would share. “What is regeneration?” With regeneration being a common theme in … Read moreRegeneration; a Word study

Book Review : Simple Church – @ThomRainer & @RealEricGeiger

I just finished Simple Church by Thom Rainer and Eric Geiger and if you are looking for a book on the structure of how a church should be, this is a great book.   Often times, churches and ministers get caught up in the day to day ministries and in the many events that are commonly … Read moreBook Review : Simple Church – @ThomRainer & @RealEricGeiger

Book Review : Spiritual Disciplines For The Christian Life, By @DonWhitney

I am often asked about the books I read in seminary and although most are fascinating, I would not recommend them to most people because they can be kind of dry. However, this is a book that I believe should be essential for every Christian to read. (Along with the Bible, of course.) In the … Read moreBook Review : Spiritual Disciplines For The Christian Life, By @DonWhitney

Revelation 5:6-14 (Part 2 of 2) – Who is worthy to open the scroll and break the seals?

[5:1] Then I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the throne a scroll written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals. [2] And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, “Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?” [3] And no one in heaven or … Read moreRevelation 5:6-14 (Part 2 of 2) – Who is worthy to open the scroll and break the seals?

Merry Christmas Eve Everyone! :D

Merry Christmas Eve Everyone! As we reflect on this Christmas spent with Family & Friends, let us remember the reason for this season and be encouraged by what our savior has done for us. [2:1] Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the … Read moreMerry Christmas Eve Everyone! 😀

As holy as a sinner saved by grace can be. – D.L. Moody

I while back I read a biography about D.L. Moody. D.L. Moody was an evangelist and minister in the 1800’s who did many great things in his life and God used him in ways that cannot be explained in human terms. (I am not going to spoil all the stuff he did, you have to read the … Read moreAs holy as a sinner saved by grace can be. – D.L. Moody