Reason or Revelation?

“For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. And some people, craving money, have wandered from the true faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.” (1 Timothy 6:10 NLT) Do you have money or does money have you? And please don’t misunderstand, you may not have a lot of money,Continue reading “Reason or Revelation?”

Everything You Need!

“These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers, but your heavenly Father already knows all your needs.” (Matthew 6:32 NLT) When you think about “needs,” what comes first to mind? If you’re a Jesus follower, hopefully, you’ll recognize your overarching need of Jesus. But when it comes to practical, everyday needs, what’s first? Food, clothing, shelter,Continue reading “Everything You Need!”

Making Room for Jesus

“He said to himself, ‘What should I do? I don’t have room for all my crops.’”  (Luke 12:17 NLT) As Americans, we tend to live very crowded lives. Down time is rare, but when it happens, it’s often difficult to decide what to cram into the void. It’s as though we’re geared to be activeContinue reading “Making Room for Jesus”

God’s Platform for Perfection

“For God had something better in mind for us, so that they would not reach perfection without us.” (Hebrews 11:40 NLT) When I was in school my best subject was math. Perhaps that’s why my ears perked up when I heard this equation in a recent sermon by Pastor Robbie Symons ( “Jesus plus nothingContinue reading “God’s Platform for Perfection”

Living Like Jesus Matters

“In this new life…Christ is all that matters…” (Colossians 3:11 NLT) The title of one of the books I’m currently reading is Person of Interest, Why Jesus Still Matters in a World that Rejects the Bible. It’s written by J. Warner Wallace “America’s foremost cold case Detective.” In Warner’s words: “God didn’t matter to meContinue reading “Living Like Jesus Matters”