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Are You Characterized as a Thankful Person?

Are You Characterized As a Thankful Person

When you get to heaven, what will be the first words out of your mouth? I suspect it will be something along the lines of “thank you” for many of us. Two words. Two syllables. Are you practicing today what you’ll be saying throughout eternity? Listen to the… Continue Reading …

Do You Know That Transformation Is Not Complicated?

Do You Know That Transformation Is Not Complicated?

Some issues in our lives are more resolvable than we think. Part of the problem is that we focus on the wrong thing, thinking it is the cause of our struggle. Over-complicating our temptations does happen. And though what I’m suggesting sounds simple on the… Continue Reading …

Are You Happy? Time for a Post-Christmas Follow Up

Are You Happy? A Post-Christmas Follow Up

God made you able to express satisfaction based on perceived value. If you received a long-anticipated or cherished gift, you probably expressed great joy because you received something you valued. When you appreciate God more than anything else, and He’s your most precious treasure, you… Continue Reading …

How to Solve the Mystery to Enjoy the Abundant Life

How to Solve the Mystery and Enjoy an Abundant Life

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] To find joy and contentment—part of what it means to have an abundant life—you must understand the spiritual blessings you already possess and recognize how the “call to die” brings those things (Luke 9:23). We all want to live happy and exciting lives. We… Continue Reading …

I Trusted God, and My Life Fell Apart

Let me go ahead and say what many of you are thinking: trusting the Lord does not mean everything will go okay for you. There is a thing called “disappointment with God,” and if you do not know how to navigate this truth when your… Continue Reading …

Do You Wanna Be Happy?

Show me a happy person. Are they generous? Probably. Show me a discontented person? Are they selfish? Probably. There is a circular Bible logic that goes like this: God loves happy givers, and if God loves on a giver, the giver is happy. Listen to… Continue Reading …

Ep. 169 My Top Five Small Group Pranks

Shows Main Idea – Christians should be the loudest people in the restaurant because they are the freest people in the world. Though we are serious about our call to take up our cross, we also are full of unspeakable joy as we enjoy God… Continue Reading …

Emotional Problems Point to a Poor Thought Life

Your emotions can be good or bad, but in either case, they reflect what is going on in your thought life. If the emotions are right, the person is thinking and responding biblically. If the emotions are not good, the person needs your compassionate and… Continue Reading …

When Hope Drives You Insane

Where you place your hope will determine how you finish your journey. You will either live well or die hard, depending on what makes up your hopefulness. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If you want… Continue Reading …

Are Christians Supposed to Have Fun?

One of our members asked me about a worldview on having fun. She wondered if she was supposed to have fun, and she expressed how there seems to be an element of mystery about what fun should look like for a Christian. Listen to the… Continue Reading …