When I was a teenager, I made the brief mistake of dating an unbeliever. I was sure about my faith in Jesus Christ, but the attraction of a girl I met at school melted
The pursuit of self-discovery can exhaust and distort the identity believers find hidden in Christ (Col. 3:1-4). Confusion can be further magnified with poor theological understanding and twisted interpretations of Scripture and can result
Loving sinners comes both naturally and unnaturally to me. Having grown up in a Mennonite culture that was deeply insecure, I developed a heart for the socially unlovable because I knew what it was
The biblical doctrine of water baptism has taken a beating. Christians disagree on its function, its form, and the appropriate age and circumstances required to be baptized. And I doubt the global church will
By grace, God has dispensed unique spiritual gifts to his people that are intended to bring him glory and benefit the church. Lists of gifts occur in several places in the New Testament (Rom.
I once had a parent bring their child to me after a sermon with this question: “Pastor, why did you use the word ‘stupid’ in your sermon?” I snickered inside as I recalled the