Help me Fill in the Blank!

I could use your help. What are some theological church words that you are confused about, have heard but don’t fully understand, or even like and wish more people did as well?

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Pigs, Pearls, & Pretense

I love obscure passages in Scripture because they always force me to dive deeper into the potential meaning of the text in order to understand what is actually being said.

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1 John 1:2 | Jesus is “the life”

the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us. (1 John 1:2 ESV) Jesus is the Life When John refers to “the life,” here in verse two, he is linking back to […]

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1 John 1:1 | “Heard, Seen, Looked Upon, and Touched”

“That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life…” 1 John 1:1 ESV John’s Unique Perspective John’s perspective is very different from that of the other writers in the New Testament. His […]

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Walking through 1st John

In 2007 I had been a youth pastor for a little less than six months. I was very much out of my element. I had never worked with youth before and I wasn’t sure if I had what it took. I was struggling to find my way. I had been reading all about youth ministry, […]

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