Photo by icon0.com on Pexels.com Perfection can be a tricky thing. Typically, we love to use the old adage, "Well, God knows I'm not perfect." But as Christians, should we be perfect? Is perfection even something that can be obtained? Does God care when I mess up? How does Jesus tie into this? Let's discuss … Continue reading Are you a perfectionist? Maybe, you should be.
The Problem I could not begin to count the number of times that I have read the Parable of the Soils in Matthew 13. I’ve taught the passage many times in small group Bible studies. I’ve used it in one on one discipleship settings. I have preached a full length sermon on it in a … Continue reading A Former Nominal Christian’s Current Concern: You don’t value Jesus
Listen, I know it took me way longer to pump these out than I said it would. Life gets in the way. Please pray about it, and I hope you forgive me. If you've been following this very slow blog series, good. If you haven't, even better. For the last several months, I've been working … Continue reading The Non-negotiables of Being a Christian — #5
The number one way to kill any kind of credibility is to be a hypocrite. One of the most-often cited reasons for why a person does not attend church is because the people there are hypocrites. The famous Gandhi has been quoted as saying, "I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians." Every … Continue reading The Non-negotiables of Being a Christian — #4
The sacrifice Jesus made on the Cross is the essence of my existence. Apart from the Cross, I am literally nothing. I'm useless without Christ. But I'm also useless if I don't do things in response to Christ. See, often, people see Christianity as being a solo date to prom. You just have to go. … Continue reading The Non-negotiables of Being a Christian – #3
I really enjoy sharing things with people that they didn't know before. If you know me at all, you know that I have several hobbies. Most of my hobbies are not very common hobbies. I mean, what 20-year-old has his own blog and podcast? Showing people something new and getting them involved in something new … Continue reading The Non-negotiables of being a Christian – #2
If you are going to call yourself a Christian, there are non-negotiables in your contract. When you make a commitment to a college sports team, there are things that have to be done. I have to get up early sometimes. Practice. Lift weights. Attend meetings. Maintain a certain GPA. And many more things. Without these … Continue reading The Non-negotiables of Being a Christian – #1