What is your response when you feel the Holy Spirit nudge your heart, asking you to reach out to someone? In this post, RJ offers a solution when we struggle to heed those still, small commands: just give Jesus your obedience in 10-second chunks. Obeying every 10 seconds can grant us the courage we need - what will you do with your next 10 seconds of faith?
Shining Like Stars Online: Avoid Jargon
Christianity is not simply a litany of “Thou Shalt Nots” but also teaches us what to do - how to live, love, speak and write to the world in an attractive way. Jargon can keep our readers from receiving our message, so it’s essential that we explain our meaning and the words we use. Through this series, the goal is effective writing and communicating for Christ.
Two Simple Comments that Have Me Re-evaluating My View of God
How often do we view God as we want him to be? We sometimes believe that there has to be a reason for everything, and that somehow God is supposed to explain it to us. Recently, two separate comments lead Keith to understand God in a new way, and see his will and ways with a new point of view. Is it time for you to re-evaluate your view of God?
The Frustrating Cycle (And Why I Am Grateful For It)
One of our favorite stories in the Bible is the great story of Nehemiah. In it, we find drama, opposition, perseverance, success, and leadership (just to name a few). Most of the time, people focus only on the first several chapters. However, in this post, Keith shares with us why the frustrating cycle of Chapter Nine is worth our time and reflection as well.
Are You Listening?
When we study the Hebrew roots of our Christian faith, we can often discover a difference between the Hebrew meaning of words and our knowledge of them. One such word is "hearing" which in Hebrew is “shema”. Shema means to hear or listen, in an active, life-changing sense. Are you actively listening to God’s word this week?
Come to the Table
Like the disciples, all of us have our doubts and questions - we are full of imperfections. We come to the communion table likely to betray Him again and choose something safe and comforting over following Jesus. Thankfully, the invitation to the Lord’s Supper isn’t contingent upon our performance. What is your communion table experience? Share with us!