If we’re not supposed to store up “treasures on earth,” what does it mean to store up “treasures in heaven” (while we’re still on earth)? This episode and post looks to Jesus’ famous Sermon on the Mount for some answers.
Easter is good, not because of how we’re feeling, but because of what God is doing. This Easter sermon on Luke 24:-12 explores the most significant event ever: the resurrection of Jesus.
Prayer is important — and sometimes difficult. Okay, maybe often? Here are 8 practical suggestions to help you with “the sweetest work of the soul.”
We want to be happy, right? Let’s look beyond the quick fixes and Band-Aid answers of our society with these four suggested ingredients by John Calvin.
In the midst of COVID-19, I think many people are under significant strain. As a pastor, here’s what I think will help.
It’s hard. I know. But these 5 ideas may help you live with uncertainty indefinitely in the midst of Covid-19.
In the Christian faith, the terms “Good News” and “Gospel” are often used interchangeably. There’s good reason for that since they both translate the same
Do you want more courage to face the things that threaten you? Do you want to live victoriously? Do you want to feel better equipped for the battle of the mind? If so, listen in.
I realize it’s a strange title for a sermon, especially since I’m a pastor who considers himself a very “religious” person. Technically, the word “religion”
Welcome to a new year, to a new decade, and to the next chapter of your life! At this time of year, a lot of
What are you facing in the next year? This Christmas Eve message explains ‘the courage equation’ and four ways to draw closer to God in the pursuit of courage.
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Some of you have questions about Christmas. But the season rushes at us with such fearsome fury that we do…
The Bible teaches that the world as we know it will come to an end. That’s what I’ve been exploring in a 4-part teaching series
The question I probably get asked the most when it comes to speculation about the end of the world is this: Do you think that
There’s a lot of speculation about the end of the world. And it’s growing. Hollywood makes movies about it. People ask Siri or Google about
About a dozen years ago I was speaking to a World War Two veteran after a church service. I asked for his advice. What is
What if there were nine virtues that all Christians inevitably show in their lives? I think there is. Let me explain. Karpos In the New
In Mark 4:18-19 Jesus warns us about three “thorns” that can choke our faith and lives, making them unfruitful. Yikes! They are (a) the worries
The word ‘persecution’ as it relates to #faith usually makes you think of elsewhere. But we increasingly can’t make that assumption. Here’s why, and how to prepare.
Do you struggle with contentment? This post highlights 4 biblical insights and practical suggestions to put them into practice.