The Christian Life

February 11, 2016

3 Differences Between Lust and Love

With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, the topic of love is on the forefront of many peoples’ minds. Love is a major theme throughout […]
January 30, 2016

Discerning the Devil’s Voice

As believers we are in a spiritual battle that is raging all around us. There are healthy ways and unhealthy ways to approach spiritual warfare. We […]
January 17, 2016

Birthing the Purposes of God

I have been focusing on writing a new book called Discovering Your Destiny. The manuscript is coming along quite nicely and I find myself in a […]
August 24, 2015

2 Unhealthy Approaches to Spiritual Warfare

The subject of the devil, evil spirits, and spiritual warfare elicits quite a range of responses from believers. Some Christians obsess over the topic, while others […]
June 20, 2015

4 Characteristics of Spiritual Fathers

One of the desperate needs of the church today is for true spiritual fathers and mothers to arise and pour into the next generation of believers. […]
June 1, 2015

The Difference between Conviction and Condemnation

In my last article, I explained the difference between temptation and sin. We should not feel condemned or paralyzed by temptation. Instead, we should learn how […]
May 23, 2015

The Difference Between Temptation and Sin

There is a difference between being tempted to sin, and sinning. This sounds very simple and obvious, but sometimes believers become paralyzed and even feel ashamed […]
March 4, 2015

3 Lies Christians Believe about Pornography

There is no doubt that pornography has become a pervasive influence in our culture. This multi-billion dollar industry is aggressively making inroads into our society at […]
February 10, 2015

5 Components of Effective Discipleship

I wrote recently of the call of the church to make disciples. Jesus is our example in this. He intentionally selected disciples, calling them to follow […]
January 15, 2015

The Call of Discipleship

The call of God for the church is not only to make converts, but to make disciples. Jesus gave what is known as the Great Commission […]
January 10, 2015

Motivated by Abundant Compassion

The following was originally written for the free EBook “Be Prolific in 2015.” Click here to download your free copy. As I study the life and […]
December 30, 2014

The Difference between Authority and Power

If we are going to step into doing the works of Jesus, we will need two essential ingredients: authority and power. We must have a foundation […]