Compassion: A Key to Living Like Jesus

I look back at my life and examine my first reaction to things, whether that's with a parent, a friend, a girlfriend, a pastor, etc. My first reactions, either in my head or in my words, have not always been fantastic, I must admit. Especially when my expectations of what should have been said or... Continue Reading →

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The Gospel Greatness of Jesus’ Baptism

So I'm going to get a little theological here today, hope you guys don't mind. But there's something so fascinating about a typical Bible story that I hadn't really noticed before, and it's so awesome! Baptism is a pretty hot topic in the church nowadays, with the debate between paedobaptists (infant baptism) and credobaptists (believer's... Continue Reading →

Lamp-Lighters

Whenever I watch a horror/scary movie, which is not very often, some of the scarier moments come whenever a character is somewhere dark and they just happen to have matches on them. You might know what's coming. They fumble around in the dark, maybe don't strike it right the first or second time, but eventually... Continue Reading →

The Worst Kind of False Teacher

I was reading in Matthew 7 this morning and ran across Jesus' teaching in the Sermon on the Mount on false prophets. Verses 15-20: 15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. 16 You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs... Continue Reading →

Who Am I?

Who am I? This is the most fundamental of questions I can ask myself because the answer to it tells me so much about my identity, my purpose and my destiny. And I'm not talking about my age, job, race, gender, etc. I'm talking about things that are eternal. Not defined by any genetic trait or... Continue Reading →

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