Our lives should be Jesus-focused and, when we do that, suffering will naturally come to find us. And, when it does, we can choose to rejoice because of who our God is.
Originally posted on Work in Progress:
Faith is something that’s always intrigued me, maybe because it’s one of those things that I’ve…
In the Bible, a woman who was overlooked was used by God to change an entire town after an intimate encounter with Jesus. Our time with him is well spent and the faith produced is never wasted.
Jesus didn’t just call the disciples but is constantly inviting us to come and follow him, wherever we go.
Community seeks to find reasons to include, not exclude, others.
There was only 1 Peter in the Bible, 1 guy who was courageous enough to volunteer to walk out onto the water. What’s holding you back?
What do you do when someone you love or care about is racing into a head-on collision? What do you do when someone is about to make a detrimental mistake?
My first instinct, of course, is to jump in and be a hero, but what if that’s not the right answer? What if, instead of fixing someone, we’re just supposed to love them?
We are always duplicating ourselves in others; what are you choosing to pass on? The disciples eventually mentored other men and women in the ministry, discipling them, and duplicating themselves, knowing that the message that Jesus shared was too big to just keep to themselves.
Have you ever been in a conversation with someone and they say something that makes you cringe? They’ll say “I