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...
Being a true believer in Jesus

Being a true believer in Jesus

What does it mean to believe in Jesus? Is it enough simply to believe the claims Jesus made about himself, or is there something more to it? Often, without even being aware of it, we pick what we will choose to accept and what we’ll reject about Jesus’ claims and...
Jesus, a Friend to Sinners

Jesus, a Friend to Sinners

It can seem a daunting prospect to enter into a sacred lenten journey. We are invited to spend six and a half weeks contemplating our sinfulness and Jesus’ atoning work to forgive our sin. Our timid souls bristle against such an inward journey. We don’t...