I was recently asked a question about discerning God’s will. How do we know what God wants us to do? I believe that Romans 12:1-2 is a great passage to help us answer that question. In Romans 12:1-2 Paul writes: I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies
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I was recently asked the question, “why does God contradict himself?” This person was focusing on how God says, “thou shalt not kill,” but then there were lots of times in the Old Testament where he called for whole cities to be wiped out, which seems a lot like genocide. Have you ever struggled to
So Zombies are kind of a big deal lately. There are many TV shows and movies related to zombies. There was even a youtube video that went viral recently about a couple of brothers who pranked their younger sister on the way home from having wisdom teeth surgery. They got her to believe that a
In John 13 we find a well-known story about Jesus washing his disciple’s feet. In Jesus’ times people walked around all the time in sandals or barefoot and picked up a lot of dirt and other grime along the way. Footwashing was essential, but it was a menial task that someone usually did themselves or
There are many things that I love that I am somewhat embarrassed to share with people. For instance, I love Totino’s froze pizza. It is one of my guilty pleasures. I enjoy it, but I don’t tell everyone. I want them to believe that I have a more refined palate. Sometimes I do. But I
A few weeks ago at Crown College I had the opportunity to meet Malcolm Mcloughlin. He is an Irish author who was at Crown to speak for their Missions Fest. He shared about running ultra-marathons of 40, 50 and even 100 mile races and compared that to the endurance of a lifelong journey with Christ.
In Colossians 3:13 Paul writes, “bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.” When I think of bearing with one another, I tend to think of putting up with someone. When I was growing up and we