The Gospel

| March 25, 2016

Have you ever started reading a story book in the middle, or tried to watch a movie starting halfway through the plot? I have, and though it is possible to figure out the gist of the story, it can be hard to have adequate context, and sometimes important details are missed. Most of all, the […]

What is the Difference Between Being Humble and Being a Doormat?

| December 17, 2015

Paul tells us in Philippians 2:3-4 that we should count others more significant than ourselves. He presses the point further by saying that we should not only look to our own interests, but to the interests of others. This, in his view, is what it means to have the mind of Christ. Do nothing from […]

Purity, As It Pertains To The Gospel by Lydia Brownback

| September 8, 2013

Christ didn’t die to improve our self-esteem; he died to give us his. He didn’t come to build up our self-worth; he came to knock it down. Jesus said, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me” (Luke 9:24); and Paul wrote, “Do nothing […]

A Little Something I Call, “Meatball Theology” or “Is That Your Indigestion Talking?”

| September 2, 2013

From The Christian Apologetics Alliance by Leslie Keeney, “Why Telling Your Story is NOT the Best Way to Share the Gospel.” …how do I know that the transcendent experience I had while worshipping wasn’t just an emotional overload brought on by endorphins, chocolate, and looking at pictures of puppies or starving children. I can’t really […]

Comfort for the Remnant – Standing Alone

| July 19, 2013

Picture a cucumber field and it’s completely destroyed and the only thing that is left is a little hut and that’s the remnant. There’s just one little thing left among all of the abundance that used to be. ~Scott Brown