Jesus & The Gospel

Rejected

Today I was thinking about something that happened a few years ago when I was still in college. I had been spending a ton of time studying some of the harder concepts in Theology to grasp. Things about God’s justice and the finer points of salvation. I was really digging into the things that make(…)

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Victim of Circumstance

We are coming up on a very busy time of year in America. School is back in session. Many families are scrambling to arrange one final vacation for Labor Day. Students are soon to be hit with sporting events and band practices. Businesses are gearing up for the final quarter of the year. We are(…)

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Waiting on a 2-cent Bullet

Yesterday, on the 10th Anniversary of 9-11, I was talking to an older man after church about all the blessings we take for granted here in America and the fact that the God who gave it all to us can just as easily take it back in an instant. (Example: the Nation of Israel in(…)

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The Days of Noah

Yesterday I had a great time with some friends of mine talking about various the different difficult topics we read in the Bible, and it became a good time of remembering the gospel for each of us as forgiven, children of God. The largest passage in question was Genesis 6, where it says, “The Lord(…)

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A Better “Friendship Evangelism”

I have a many great friends that I love dearly. I spend as much time as possible with the ones I can, and I miss all of them that live too far away to see regularly. I even get depressed sometimes when I can’t get some of them on the phone. (You know who you(…)

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Just Do As You’re Told

Last week I posted on here about a revised version of “friendship evangelism.” Now, as I am gearing up to head to Haiti in January and beginning to make my missionary plans beyond that, I have been thinking a lot about some distractions that can oftentimes get in the way of us actually “doing the(…)

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His Mission. Who’s Way?

Last week I posted on the subject of, when God said to “go and make disciples,” it isn’t something we have to pray about. We should just obey. Now, while I do stand firm on that statement, I thought a good follow up would be to discuss things that we, as disciple-making Christians, must continually(…)

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iPhone Christians

I love my iPhone. It does some amazing things that only a decade ago many people would have thought impossible from a handheld mobile device. But I have one major problem with my iPhone. The battery will not stay charged. I charge it over night, every night, yet when I use it too much to(…)

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The Lord Was With Joseph

Yesterday I had the privileged of speaking to my friend’s youth Sunday School class, and I spoke on the story of Joseph and the fact that at every stage of Joseph’s life (Genesis 37-50), no matter how bad it seemed like things got for him, it is clearly stated that God was with Joseph or(…)

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Righteous and Pursuing Righteousness

I know this blog is a day late, and to be honest, it isn’t the blog I intended on posting this week either, but after a good Gospel-centered discussion I had with my pastor and a few others from my church today, it is where my mind has been. I know that this is something(…)

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