Jesus is much more confrontational, unpleasant, and “unkind” than I would have imagined. His ways and words would often be condemned in many of our churches. But, even though he’s not always nice, he’s always good.
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An excellent and eloquent quote by the theologian, Jacques d’Étaples, on the “unspeakable greatness of that exchange” of Christ on our behalf. Please feel free to use this quote image to share and spread the word on your social media!
Most of us become believers knowing that it means being a disciple of Christ. Most of us know being a disciple of Christ is costly. We “count the costs” and live strong, but do we lose track of what our reward truly is?
How does Jesus deserve, and demand, to be responded to? The famous triad of Liar, Lunatic, or Lord attributed to C.S. Lewis is arguably the overarching question of Mark’s Gospel.
This quote / excerpt is from Sinclair Ferguson’s book, “The Whole Christ” which looks at “The Marrow Controversy” from back in the day. This excerpt speaks to the sneaky way conditionalism can sneak into our thoughts on grace and salvation through Jesus and distorts our view of God’s character.
If we are to be men of God, cable of being used by God in meaningful ways, we must learn to be humble or we will learn to be humbled. God is clear about this. We see a challenging example of this in the leadership and development of Peter as Jesus discipled him.
One of our avid readers in the community, Gerald White, shares his top 10 favorite books from last year and why they top his list. Now we want to hear yours as well! Share some recommended reading with the community!
Is Christianity a decision you made once? Is it wrapped up neatly in a little prayer, long forgotten? Christianity is not confined to a decision or a prayer. Becoming a Christian means embarking on a lifelong journey of following Christ. But what exactly does it mean to “follow” Jesus? It might surprise you!
Is Jesus our example we try to model our lives over? Is that all he is? Actually, he was and is, and needs to be for each of us, much more than just a great example. Christianity is about how what he did for us, enables how we live.