A Thankful Heart

The world promotes and values things which are shallow, fickle and fleeting. Yet as believers, the deep, abiding joy that we have is found in knowing that even with our evil, wretched, selfish and sin-filled hearts, our Savior loves us so much that He sacrificed His very own life and paid a debt we could […]

On Bended Knee

We are living in disturbing times. For many, it’s easy to sit back in apathy and complacency, thinking that the problems of this world will not touch or effect them at home. But let me assure you – evil rests in the heart of every man. The prophet Jeremiah warns us of the hearts deceptiveness. (Jeremiah 17:9). […]

The Greatest Teacher

There are many people to don’t want to follow God because they’re afraid that He’ll be an insationable task-master. That’s far different from how God revealed Himself in the Bible and throughout History. In fact, the greatest example of a humble servant is Jesus. He came to serve, not be served. Mark 10:45 Click To […]

Why We Need Unity And Diversity In The Church

More Jesus, Less Religion

The news daily reflects a growing unrest amongst the population. Reports show that hostility against Christians in America and globally has increased and will continue to do so.  The very essence of our way of living – our very freedoms – are all being attacked. The good, honorable men of virtue, integrity and valor – heros like Lou […]

Committed To Truth, Disciplined To Love

The Absolute, Solid, Pure and Good Truth

Several years ago, a man pulled up to a gas station in a brand new volvo. It was late at night and he was visibly tired. He filled up his car with gas, and slowly began to pull out. Suddenly, he slammed on the brakes, turned off he car, and jumped out while he began pounding […]

The Blessing Of Knowing God’s Truth

God’s Word is clear: “Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others” Philippians 2:3-4. Every person we meet – whether homeless or the CEO of a […]

The Meaning of Intimacy

Your Closest Companion

Any woman who is married has a deep desire for her husband to know her. In the Bible, in the King James Version, when it talks about a “man knowing a woman” usually it was referring to a sexual relationship, and then typically, you’d find that a child would be born.   There are many people today who associate […]

Growing In Christlike Character

The Demeanor of Christ

Society places its greatest value on appearance, money, position, and power; Christ places the highest value on relationship with God and others. The closer your relationship with God, the more you will deeply love His people and cast off anything that inhibits the full expression of God’s glory.  One major reason why some people remain […]

The Priorities of Christ

The Qualities Jesus Lived

No person ever practiced what he preached better than Jesus. If His assignment was for us to be an example like Him, then we must have an intimate knowledge of what that means largely through His earthly example.  He was relentlessly self-disciplined. The consistency of His words and behavior transformed every place and every person […]

Understanding Godly Love

Loving Others

We can understand the values of a culture by looking at its habits, behaviors, processes and practices. As believers, our goal in life is to constantly be growing in Christlike Character – to be transformed into the likeness of the personhood of  Jesus Christ. Jesus tells us in Matthew 22 that the greatest command is to “love God” and […]