The Presence of God

The Presence of God is that "still, small voice" you may hear at night, comforting you, encouraging you, reminding you of the glorious relationship you have with your Creator, your Sustainer, and your Forever Pursuer. It is unlike anything you can experience with any human being. It is the feeling—yes, a God-given, true feeling—of being … Continue reading The Presence of God

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Some Things Have Changed – An Update on My Faith

A while ago (December 6th), I posted an article titled 'Truth and Doubt.' In it, I shared my doubts about Christianity. It was pretty big for me and I'm sure it was big for you if you know me well. You all showed a lot of care and prayed for me like crazy. And, I … Continue reading Some Things Have Changed – An Update on My Faith

How to Start Talking About God and Share the Gospel with Practically Anyone (a practical guide)

When I was around the age of eleven, I began witnessing with a woman from my church who had the spiritual gift of evangelism. She would talk about Christ with people she had never met and sometimes lead them to Christ. I was inspired to do the same. I began going to fairs and witnessing … Continue reading How to Start Talking About God and Share the Gospel with Practically Anyone (a practical guide)

5×5: 5 Sources of Joy in God/How to Not Be Sad

Lots of people feel depressed these days. I am a very "rollercoaster emotions" kind of guy, and I've definitely had seasons of feeling blue. But I've also had seasons of joy. Here are five biblical cures for depression/sadness/bad feelings. #1: God's Word Of course, Scripture is at the very top of the list. It's totally … Continue reading 5×5: 5 Sources of Joy in God/How to Not Be Sad

American iDols: De-Throning the False Gods of TV, Facebook, and Video Games

Ask anyone what a big time-waster for them is, and they will probably say Facebook. Maybe, though, if you asked someone a little younger, they would tell you that video games are their time-wasters. Another big one that covers most of the American population is TV. Not only the television, but its "cousins:" Netflix, Hulu, … Continue reading American iDols: De-Throning the False Gods of TV, Facebook, and Video Games

Worship (The Spiritual Disciplines-Part 5)

God is eternal, and holy, and awesome, and good, and wonderful. Yet, so often we only let that mean one thing: He can do what I want Him to do. Today I'd like to get you to see the different side of things. Because He is all of that, we should not only trust Him … Continue reading Worship (The Spiritual Disciplines-Part 5)

Jesus Lives!!!

Jesus lives, just as He said! He has saved us from our sin and given us eternal life! Praise God on this great day! Tell everyone of this wonderful news! God is indeed good. He has saved us! Blessed be The Lord, our only savior. We are not doomed! Praise God! Here's the whole story … Continue reading Jesus Lives!!!

Good Friday Meditations

Today is Good Friday, the day we celebrate and mourn the bitter-sweet death of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He died such a terrible death, for us. He died so we could have eternal life. He died so that we could know the Father and be one with Him. He died because He loves … Continue reading Good Friday Meditations

A Small Guide to Witnessing in 5 Tips

I believe that Christians should be actively leading others to Christ. Not because we get extra brownie points for it or something, but because Christianity is worth sharing. For two reasons: (1) God promises eternal life in Heaven and avoidance of Hell for those who are in Christ, and (2) true Christianity gives a better … Continue reading A Small Guide to Witnessing in 5 Tips

The Spiritual Disciplines (part II)

This is the second part of a two-part series about prayer and Bible reading. This post will focus on prayer. Christians and non-Christians all see prayer as important. I know this because they pray whenever they're in a life-threatening situation. But how do we turn prayer from a last option to a first resort? Well, … Continue reading The Spiritual Disciplines (part II)