Category: Christian Living
By Dustin Walters Today is Valentine’s Day so we wanted to provide you with a theological reflection on love. This post will describe the relationship between original sin and our human misguided love. It will also provide some practical considerations for evaluating both the vertical relationship with God and the horizontal relationship with other people.…
Minimalism and the Christian Faith
Some people settle for the bare minimum. Whether it is in our work, educational commitments, or even our faith, we look for the easiest path or the path with the least resistance. A problem I have observed in some who claim to follow Jesus is a minimalist attitude. People want to do the bare minimum…
Obeying God’s Word
The Bible resounds with a message from God’s heart. He reveals Himself to us through His word so we might know Him. I invite all of you to choose life today by submitting yourself to God’s word.
Renewal in Prayer: Five Ways
I have found at least five ways to experience renewal in my praying. Read more here!
Ariana Grande and Theology Proper: A Theological Response to A Pop Sensation
True, many Christians do not listen to pop music due to the often explicit and immoral nature of the music. Even so, our teenagers DO LISTEN to this music and we must seek to pastor them in Christ-like ways.
We all face distractions on a daily basis. We must envision life with clear focus and direction. Distractions will not go away yet we must take control of how we allow distraction to control us.
Romans 13 and Political Discourse
The Bible has long been one of the world’s best-selling books. In its pages, readers encounter the person of God and learn the redemptive history of the people of God and are invited to follow Jesus. The Bible has been loved by many and hated by others yet it continues to impact people groups and…
A Daily Pursuit
There are many things we pursue. Some of us pursue advancement in education or career. Others pursue financial security. Some also spend time and energy pursuing relationships. These are all worthy pursuits but we get off track when our pursuit of those things comes before our pursuit of an intimate relationship with Jesus. Our pursuit of…
Living on Mission
Just before Jesus ascended back to the Father he spoke his last words to the disciples. These words are known as the Great Commission and can be found in Matthew 28:18-20. Jesus reminded his disciples that he had equal authority with the Father so they would exchange doubt for faith. Belief always affects action. Jesus…
Christian Hope: More than a Feeling
Hello, readers! I know you haven’t heard from me in a while and for that, I apologize. My focus has been on completing the semester in seminary and transitioning to my relatively new ministry role as a youth pastor. This semester has been one of my more difficult seasons of life due to the many…