Savior or Sinner?

“Over time, our status—in our churches and in our heads—can grow to an unhealthy level. It may also cause us to believe the key to successful ministry is always having the right answers and advancing our knowledge and skills so that everyone who seeks our help can receive it. This need to maintain our position […]

Not Really About Me…

“I know that Christianity isn’t a success course. It’s not a self-improvement program. In fact, it’s not really about me. Not primarily anyway. The end goal for a Christian isn’t to become such an impressive, successful person that you can stand atop a mountain of accomplishments and declare, ‘Look at me’ !” ~ Drew Dyck

Our Own Glory…

“In the entire universe, only two of God’s creations fail to bring glory to him: fallen angels (demons) and us (people). All sin, at its root, is failing to give God glory. It is loving anything else more than God. Refusing to bring glory to God is prideful rebellion, and it is the sin that […]

Think About It…

“It could be a sign of pride in your life if a word of reproof or admonition is not able to be received with the same grace… …whether it be given by the poorest of saints or the most educated person.” ~ John Bunyan  

Think About It…

“Can you serve your boss and others at work, helping them to succeed…and can you be happy, even when they receive the promotions and you get overlooked? Can you work to make others look good without envy filling your heart? Can you minister to the needs of those whom God exalts and men honor…when you […]

Think About It…

“In this world, Christians will always live with an affinity for sin that will say, ‘If I have to serve, I want to get something for it. If I can be rewarded, or gain a reputation for humility, or somehow turn it to my advantage, then I’ll give the impression of humility and serve.’ But […]

Think About It…

“Millions call themselves by His name, it is true, and pay some token homage to Him, but a simple test will show how little He is really honored among them. Let the average man be put to the proof on the question of who or what is ABOVE, and his true position will be exposed. […]

Think About It…

“Part of the issue with how we do church today is the way we’ve connected church leadership with the ability to sell books, to draw crowds, and to get invited to all the major conferences. We’ve essentially commodified ministry.” ~ Katelyn Beaty