Discipleship Requires A Cross

The only way to follow Jesus is to die to yourself everyday.I wish there was an easier way. Instead of giving up the life I have...wouldn't it be nice to simply add Jesus to my existing life? But Jesus doesn't give that as an option. Following Jesus requires a cross. Jesus says the only way to … Continue reading Discipleship Requires A Cross

The Greatest Question

The greatest question any of us will ever be asked is "Who is Jesus?" It's a question that has to be settled by every individual: male or female, young or old, rich or poor. It's a question you cannot avoid or put off because it holds eternity in its hand. It's the question Jesus asked … Continue reading The Greatest Question

For the Gospel to Stay the Same It has to Change

“Water is a liquid that fills the shape of any receptacle. As long as we trust the water and don’t tamper with the recipe—don’t dilute it, thicken it, or separate its ingredients—the content can remain the same while containers change… I am a virtual fundamentalist about content. I am a virtual libertarian about containers. Only … Continue reading For the Gospel to Stay the Same It has to Change

You Can’t Stay Where You Are And Go With God

"Once you come to believe God, you demonstrate your faith by what you do. Some action is required…. You cannot continue life as usual or stay where you are, and go with God at the same time…. To go from your ways, thoughts, and purposes to God’s will always requires a major adjustment. God may … Continue reading You Can’t Stay Where You Are And Go With God

Why We Love Underdogs

It's been a blast watching Florida Gulf Coast make March Madness history. Over the weekend they became the only 15 seed in NCAA history to reach the sweet 16. Even though their run in the tournament has ruined everyones bracket, we all love cheering for the underdog. There's nothing like seeing a team win when … Continue reading Why We Love Underdogs