August 7, 2017

Cardiac Arrest

“It is possible in this world to pretend, convincing others that you are something that you are not. It’s not possible to trick God.”

July 31, 2017

The Golden Rule

“The things that promise us pleasure and life are also the things that will cause displeasure and death in us, if God and others are not at center of our love.”

July 24, 2017

Our Problem with God

“God wants us to explore his generosity in prayer.”

July 17, 2017

The Problem of Relationships

“The gospel takes a critical heart and makes it generous.”

July 10, 2017

Replacing Anxiety

“If consumerism is a false religion, then anxiety is a false prophet.”

July 5, 2017

The Problem of Treasure

“Materialism and consumerism aren’t just cultural phenomenons, they’re a false religion.”

June 26, 2017

Learning to Pray

“Prayer is the outflow of a relationship with God.”

June 19, 2017

Replacing Hypocrisy

“God isn’t just interested in what you do. He’s interested in why you do it.”

June 12, 2017

Replacing Revenge

“In any situation, the Christian response is love.”

June 6, 2017

Replacing Deceit

“Instead of looking for loopholes (i.e. how “close to the line” we can get), because of the work of Christ to redeem us we should be people of integrity who live above reproach for the glory of God.”

May 30, 2017

Replacing Lust

“Just like anger, lust flattens individuals, turning beautifully complex people into objects that exist simply for our desires.”

May 22, 2017

Replacing Anger

“In anger we strip away a person’s true identity and reform them into a simplistic caricature in our minds.”

May 15, 2017

The Law and Grace

“God asks for perfection; Jesus comes to give us His.”

May 9, 2017

The Christian Counterculture

“To be salt and light is to live the upside down life of the Sermon on the Mount, with a different purpose, different priorities, and a different posture than the world has; but salt is useless from a distance and a light is useless when hidden; if you want to make an impact on people in your life you must be distinct and engaged; you must retain your saltiness and let your light shine.”

May 1, 2017

The Good Life

“Our version of the good life goes bad eventually. Jesus’ version of the good life gets better eternally.”

April 24, 2017

The Easy Burden of Following Jesus

“The yoke of this world is an unrelenting task master, but the yoke of Christ is different.”