As followers of Christ, we must take personal responsibility to grow in our relationship with God. The truth is that spiritual growth doesn’t just happen. It involves the intentional practice of spiritual rhythms to help you connect with God on a regular basis. When it comes to my relationship with God, I have daily, weekly, … Continue reading Creating Spiritual Rhythms
I was reading through Jesus’ sermon on the mount and discovered a connection between the beatitudes and the remainder of the chapter. Jesus begins the sermon with the beatitudes - they show us who we are to be - our character & what's on the inside. Then he lays out examples of how we are … Continue reading Character Leads to Conduct
In view of who God is and what God has done for us (based on our theology), we are to present our bodies to God as a sacrifice (how we live practically)...
"As Augustine rightly said, the Bible is not a scientific textbook seeking to answer the ever-changing inquiries of science but rather a theological textbook seeking to reveal God and the means by which he saves us." - Mark Driscoll, Doctrine
The Bible is such a unique book in that we should not approach it like we do other books. For example, the Bible was never intended to be simply enjoyed as we would enjoy good literature…although there is beauty in the words of the Psalms, the writings of the prophets, and truth of the Gospels. … Continue reading Our problem with the Bible