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2020 was a GREAT year, right?

2020 was a GREAT year, right?

2020 was a GREAT year, right? If we understand our salvation through the lens of conformity to Christ, then 2020 should have been a seriously GREAT year for us Christians. 2020 provided lots of opportunities to SEE the ugly in ourselves and lots of opportunities to...

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Don’t Be Too Easily Satisfied

Don’t Be Too Easily Satisfied

Where our comfort zone ends, the will of God begins We are creatures of comfort and habit. And since we love our suffering, testing and trial free zones, we are easily lulled into being content with the status quo of our religious traditions and habits. If we were to...

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The Culture is Discipling

The culture is disciplining more and more Christians. ITS making disciples of us as we continue to reflect the values and practices of the world because the majority of Christians are making excuses, not disciples. If we’re in Christ, then God expects us to follow Jesus’ example and be disciples who can contribute to making disciples.

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Is Your Life Different?

Does your life look different enough from the culture of this world that the Gospel is the only way to explain it? We live and operate in a world where two kingdoms are present – the kingdom of darkness and the kingdom of light and each has its own culture. The culture of this world is driven by the kingdom of darkness, is ruled by the devil, and is what our flesh is naturally drawn to.

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Consumer Christian Culture

Consumerism has become so steeped in our Christian culture that we’ve now begun viewing our relationships through this unhealthy lens. We want what we want, and we want it now. Our unmet expectations cause us to become frustrated, bitter, and resentful with the people in our world. Our discipleship no longer has a framework for the difficulties which come as a result of our relationships taking place in a flawed world with flawed people, of which we are one.

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