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Four Sequential Steps to Change Your Life

Four Sequential Steps to Change Your Life

The way to change your life should not be mysterious or elusive. Paul gave Timothy a practical and replicate-able plan that you can implement in your life. If you do learn and practice these four sequential steps, your life will change too. Listen to the… Continue Reading …

How to Make Sense of Today’s Sexually Confused Culture

How to Make Sense of Today's Sexually Confused Culture

It used to be that everyone identified as a male or female, based on objective anatomical evidence at a child’s birth. In the past few decades, what has always been evident to the naked eye is now fluid; it is “to be determined,” based on… Continue Reading …

You Need More Than Preaching If You Want to Change

The preaching event on Sunday morning and the working out of the preached Word during the week are not either/or activities. They both work together to help the Christian mature. The Christian life is not centered on the pulpit because the Christian life is lived… Continue Reading …

The Sobering Reason It’s Hard to Overcome Insecurity

The Sobering Reason It’s Hard to Overcome Insecurity

It is typical for individuals to struggle with fear of man issues, which includes not knowing how to help others who are caught in this sin. This problem has a two-part solution: we must teach on the issue and create contexts so we can help… Continue Reading …

The Dangerous Dark Side of a Shared Belief System

There is a psychological positive within any community that has a shared belief system. You believe the same things, and you benefit from the relationships that flow out of those shared beliefs. The dangerous dark side of these communities is when you compromise what you… Continue Reading …

Which Do You Need for Your Maturity: a Bible or a Mentor?

Would it be better to have a Bible or a mentor? You could say my question is a trick question, though it is not meant to be one. The puzzle is intended to provoke you to think first, respond second, and discuss thoroughly. The obvious answer… Continue Reading …

Four Essential Elements To Live A Well-Grounded Life

Seeking a king of your unique choosing is rejecting God—a decision that always leads to slavery. There is no other being that you can submit yourself to that will make you happy, even if that “supreme being” is you. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts… Continue Reading …

God and the Bible Are Not All You Need to Change

The Lord and the Bible will not work in the most effective ways if those two wonderful things are all you have. There seems to be a consensus of affirmation among many Christians who believe the Lord and His Word are all you need. The… Continue Reading …

When You Can’t See What You Need to See

One of the bigger misunderstandings in the church today is how some people believe that a personal relationship with God is a private matter. To these folks, to follow Jesus does not mean that you follow Him into a personal experience with other believers. Listen… Continue Reading …

The Art and Care of Correction

New Testament sanctification typically happens in corporate contexts, not in isolation. The apostle Paul wrote mostly to local churches, teaching those communities how to do mutual, reciprocal, life together. Listen to the podcast You may want to read: A Gospel-Centered Response to Criticism Do You… Continue Reading …