The Christian Life

February 13, 2013

The Difference Between Law and Grace

There is a well-known story from the book of John that is a great illustration of the difference between law and grace. While Jesus was teaching […]
February 11, 2013

The Truth about Sin

There are many things that the Bible calls “sin.” To sin is to disobey God. It is to miss the mark of His best for us. […]
January 25, 2013

Are you Following a Dream or Chasing a Delusion?

Having a dream or sense of vision is often a part of discovering your calling. But dreams do not come to pass by themselves. Some people think […]
January 23, 2013

3 Stages in the Process of Fulfilling your Destiny

It is one thing to discover your calling. It is quite another thing to go through the process of fulfilling it. Every person’s calling is unique, […]
January 21, 2013

Clues for Discovering your Calling

There is a lot of talk about finding your calling in life. Terms like destiny and purpose are popular today in Christian messages, books, and conferences. […]
January 14, 2013

5 Characteristics of the Devil

The devil is a real spiritual being, not a myth or figment of the imagination. Created by God as an angel, he rebelled against God and […]
January 4, 2013

4 Spiritual Benefits of Fasting

Let’s face it: fasting is not usually a fun or pleasant experience. It is often accompanied by headaches, bad breath, and weariness of body and mind. […]
January 3, 2013

What is Fasting?

In order to grow in our walk with God we must be intentional. Like anything else, spiritual growth does not happen automatically. Paul exhorted Timothy: “exercise […]
January 1, 2013

The Purpose of Spiritual Disciplines

I am a big believer in spiritual disciplines. I believe that they play a vital role in our spiritual growth and relationship with God. The two […]
December 23, 2012

Why the Virgin Birth Matters

How important is it that Jesus was born of a virgin? Is this just a “take-it-or-leave-it” detail of the Christmas story, or is it a critical […]
December 21, 2012

Why I Don’t Believe in Santa Claus

It’s true…I am not a big fan of Santa Claus. My wife and I both come from a family background where we did not celebrate the […]
December 18, 2012

No Room at the Inn

And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them […]