Every year we are encouraged, and maybe even motivated, to make some changes in the new year. There is something almost mystical and the process of preparing to finish one year of our lives and begin another one. Many of us make resolutions about areas of our lives we want to improve or change. I am no different. I am just wondering if I will … Continue reading Getting Committed
Our pastor has been preaching a series of sermons on the difference between being a fan and a follower of Jesus. This Sunday we looked at the difference between having a knowledge of Jesus and have an intimate relationship with Jesus. While you need to have a knowledge of Jesus in order to have an intimate relationship, you can have knowledge of Jesus and completely … Continue reading Are We “Pro-Jesus” or With Jesus?
Have you ever noticed how careless we are with our words? Sometimes, I think that we do not even know what we are saying. But, do you know what is the biggest problem with our words? We do not realize that our words should be an expression of what we really believe. Too often they are spoken without considering the impact they will have in … Continue reading Word to the Wise | “Words Reveal Our Beliefs”
If I had to summarize what is different today from one year ago I would say that I no longer see my faith as something to be serious about. Being a disciple of Christ is something serious and if it is serious then there must be an equal sign between my life and my talk. Faith = Life = Speech. Continue reading Where to Begin…