In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. – John 1:1-5 (ESV) … Continue reading Jesus or the Bible is the Word of God?
In this week’s vlog, we will be discussing forgiveness, grace, and the Gospel. Continue reading I Need to Forgive Myself? [video]
The Christian Church simply cannot compete with Starbucks. Likewise, we cannot compete with bars, casinos, clubs, lounges, theaters, restaurants, amusement parks, or arcades. We will lose every single time. Now, the good news is: we aren’t in competition with coffee houses or casinos. Companies like Starbucks and Dave and Busters exist solely to provide the consumer with entertainment and luxury. They will do whatever the … Continue reading The Church CANNOT Compete with Starbucks
We all have that list of movies we can watch over and over again, all the while, never getting bored with them. For me, basically any movie starring Ben Stiller is on that list. Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers, and Zoolander have me in stitches every time I watch them. Of course, The Princess Bride, is a cinematic masterpiece, so naturally, … Continue reading The Gospel is like a good movie
I’m more spiritual than religion Jesus is MY religion, man Keep your theology, keep your doctrine, keep your religion: Just give me Jesus It’s about a relationship, not religion. We’re even hearing it in contemporary Christian music. The song “The God I Know” by Love & The Outcome has a similar message. Religion is bad. That’s not what Christianity is about. Religion is man-made. You … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Religion
My phone rang. “Hey, Kris, it’s grandma! Hey, do you think you could give me a ride to the bank today? Our car is in the shop and I need to get this check deposited.” I drove to my grandma’s house, picked her up, and we headed out to the bank. We were sitting at a red light when, all of a sudden, my grandma … Continue reading Does God punish us?
A few weeks ago I wrote a blog titled, “Women’s Ministries: Why so fluffy?”. (You can read the blog by clicking HERE.) In that blog I addressed the general lack of substance within many women’s ministries. Books, blogs, articles, podcasts, and videos directed towards Christian women tend to focus on two things and two things only: modesty and beauty. It’s frustrating, to say the least. … Continue reading Modesty: Beyond Bikinis & Bra Straps