“It’s crucial—crucial—to understand that it’s not our pursuit of holiness that qualifies us to see the Lord. Rather, we are qualified to see the Lord by the Lord, not by good things we do. We cannot produce enough righteousness to impress God and gain admittance into heaven. Instead we can stand before God only in […]
“The reason that we don’t act like Jesus in the world today is because we don’t see like Jesus saw. If we would see things the way He sees things, then we would act the way He would act.” ~ Skye Jethani
“Let us be today’s Christians. Let us not take fright at the boldness of today’s church. With Christ’s light, let us illuminate even the most hideous caverns of the human person: torture, jail, plunder, want, chronic illness. The oppressed must be saved, not with a revolutionary salvation, in mere human fashion, but with the holy […]
Luke 5:31-32 “And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” (KJV)
Hopefully, this becomes a regular phrase in my life…and in yours.
How valuable are you? Do you truly know?
“We are doing a great disservice to our culture if we shout and scream more about the condemnation of their behavior than about the hope for them in Jesus.” ~ Jackie Hill Perry
It’ll make sense when you watch the video.
Love him or not…he certainly needs our prayers.
Can we really live free from racial oppression?
Disbelief…horror…anger…outrage…frustration…fear…heartbreak… I really can’t fully capture all of the emotions I felt when I saw video footage of Alton Sterling’s brutal and senseless death. I was equally overwhelmed by the many thoughts that ran through my head, all seemingly at the same time: Not again…WHY DID YOU HAVE TO KILL HIM?!! He’s wasn’t a threat […]
I think we all still have a lot to learn…
This could just be me…but it seems like there are large chunks of Jesus’ character and personality that don’t get a lot of press nowadays. You know what I mean? It’s as if both secular society, and unfortunately much of the church, is on some kind of desperate PR campaign aimed at making Jesus as politically […]
That was a question posed to our congregation a couple of Sundays ago, via a message preached by my Dad. In short, Dad challenged us to dismantle our religious barriers and take the gospel to those that religion would disqualify, those that don’t fit our “churchy mold”, those that we wouldn’t want other churchfolk to […]