Good

The last season of my life has been one of absolute gratefulness upon gratefulness. In the midst of dark times, I can say that the joy of Yahweh has truly been my strength, and Jesus’ people have been my abounding encouragement. I am ever more aware and in awe of the never-ending goodness and startling […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]