Posts with the tag “personal-walk-with-christ”
The Christian's "Secret Stuff"
May 15th, 2020
You know a blog post from a 90s kid, in the midst of Last Dance fever, would have to include a GOAT analogy, right? In the 1996 cinematic masterpiece Space Jam, Michael and the Looney Toons are gettin...
Where Are You?
May 1st, 2020
We've more than likely heard this question a few times in our lives. Maybe from a parent playing peek-a-boo when we were too young to remember, or from a parent when we were past curfew back in high s...
Being Still in an Anxious World
April 28th, 2020
"If only I had more time, or if I didn't have so much work to do, then I could finally sit still and meet with God."Three weeks into a world being shut down, we might start questioning whether time wa...
Are You a Window?
September 27th, 2019
Put yourself in John the Baptist’s shoes for a minute. He was the first prophet called by God since Malachi, 400 years earlier. Seriously, let that sink in. God had been silent for that long! John the...
June 24th, 2019
Obedience is hard. We need all the help God gives. He gives us multiple reasons to obey. Some Christians in the name of being Christ-centered or in attempts to avoid legalism won’t use all the God-giv...
The First Biblical Principle of Dating
March 7th, 2019
The Bible never uses the word dating, but it talks about marriage. I define “dating” as the process a single person goes through to find the right person to marry. The Bible has principles that apply ...
Bible Reading for New Believers: Five Steps for Getting Started
August 7th, 2018
The ministry I work for focuses on evangelism and discipleship. Most of the students in our ministry either came to Christ through our ministry or were very young in their faith when they first got in...
Don't Know What to Do? Do What You Know.
June 1st, 2018
Are you overwhelmed with life or at a dead end? Loving your family and doing housework and leading yourself spiritually seems impossible. Pressures bearing down? Demands never let up? Are you needled ...
Do I Have to Pray Every Day?
January 24th, 2018
Do I have to pray every day? Many of us wrestle with some form of this question throughout our Christian lives. If we ask in duty to earn God’s blessings, the answer is No. Christians should take the ...
Kindle Worship with Confession
December 7th, 2017
If someone asked you, “How can I grow to love God more?” how would you answer?If you’re like me, you feel just how painfully short you fall of the command to “love the Lord your God with all your hear...
Personal Prayer Life
October 2nd, 2017
Jesus taught us to pray, “Give us this day our daily bread.” Christ expected us to have daily time alone with Him in prayer (Matthew 6:6-11). Most Christians seem to struggle with the consistency of t...
Your Kids Hear More Than Your Words
June 27th, 2017
If you are a member of Christ’s body, you are called to help other people grow in godliness:“You were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but thr...
Get Your Heart Happy In God
February 21st, 2017
If you are a Christian, you are called to ministry. It doesn’t matter if you work in a full-time vocational capacity or spend your work hours draining engine oil and rotating tires. As Martin Luther s...