What If I Don’t Feel Thankful?

What If I Don’t Feel Thankful?

Scripture abounds with commands for us to give thanks and offer praise to God. In fact, David, the psalmist declares that God is enthroned, or lifted even higher, by the praises of his people. But what if I don’t feel thankful? What if the circumstances of life have...
How Do I Talk About Faith?

How Do I Talk About Faith?

If you’ve been following this series of articles over the past few months, hopefully you’ve come to a better understanding of the Great Commission and our responsibility to co-mission with Jesus in spreading his gospel. Perhaps you even understand better why Alpha is...
Does the Great Commission Apply to Me?

Does the Great Commission Apply to Me?

According to Barna’s 2009 research regarding spiritual gifts, only one percent of Christian adults consider themselves to have the gift of evangelism. Given this result, might we be justified in questioning: does the Great Commission apply to me? Surely, Jesus’ charge...
Overcoming Worry by Seeking God First

Overcoming Worry by Seeking God First

Reflections on Matthew 6: 25-34 and Philippians 4:4-7 Our lives are complex and with that complexity come a host of worries. How will I pay for the car repair? Why was I overlooked for that job promotion? What am I doing with my life? Why can’t the doctors figure out...