Does the prosperity gospel promise too much? According to Al Mohler, it promises too little: “Prosperity theology is a False Gospel. Its message is unbiblical and its promises fail. God never assures his people of material abundance or physical health. Instead, Christians are promised the riches of Christ, the gift of eternal life, and the […]Read more "7 Quick Sentences From Al Mohler on The Prosperity Gospel"
What idols are plaguing the western church today? Tim Keller sat down with Jefferson Bethke way back when to discuss the idols that are most prominent in western churches. You can watch the full video here, or you can just read below to gather Tim’s thoughts. In Keller’s eyes, here are the three biggest idols […]Read more "Tim Keller on The 3 Biggest Idols In Western Churches Today"
Chapter two of the book of Mark reveals what Jesus wants to give us. And it is something greater than being healed from a crippling injury. Most of us are familiar with the story. Jesus is in a home preaching the Word to anyone and everyone who would listen. Many people arrive to hear him. […]Read more "What Jesus Really Wants To Give You"
Contentment is beautiful because contentment brings joy. It’s not something that comes naturally, but something that we have to learn (Philippians 4:11). The world doesn’t help, as it seems to be set up to only deepen our discontentment. But, paradoxically, the pathway to joy comes through the avenue of contentment. […]Read more "How Celebrating Your Accomplishments Brings Contentment"
I recently asked a friend if he spends a lot of time on Facebook or not. “I could probably spend less time on there,” was his response. And I think that’s probably a good answer for most of us. Especially for me. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest. The lists goes on and on. And it seems […]Read more "7 Signs You’re Addicted to Social Media"
There are many keys to joy, not just one. But let’s talk about one that often gets neglected: thankfulness. Here’s the equation: Thankfulness = Joy. Jesus could have been doing many things the night before he would atone for the sin of the world, but he choose to eat a meal consisting of bread and […]Read more "Thankfulness = Joy"
I own an iPhone 4S. I enjoy my iPhone 4S and use it everyday. I primarily use it for text messaging, sending and receiving calls, social media, and emailing. Oh, and the GPS System. I’m terrible with directions. People who are technologically savvy will tell you that you do not need an iPhone 4S if […]Read more "My iPhone 4S and The Gospel"
There has been much speculation as of late on the differences between religion and the gospel. Much of this is probably due to Jefferson Bethke’s YouTube video, Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus. No matter how you feel about the video, there are differences between religion and the gospel and it is healthy to […]Read more "Religion vs. The Gospel"
The word gospel comes from the Greek word evangelion, which essentially means “good news” or “good report.” But before we get into the good news we have to talk about the bad news, because the good news without the bad news is the wrong news. Bad News Though God created us with perfect value, dignity […]Read more "What is The Gospel?"
How do we become more like Christ? I’m going to give you the answer right away: we become like Jesus by beholding him, not by imitating him. Paul writes to the Corinthians, “And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed. . .” (2 Corinthians 3:18). Do you know […]Read more "Becoming Like Jesus"