When are you going to make Jesus’ last command your first priority? This question came from a former pastor.¹ After 30 years I still find it challenging. The following is the last command Jesus gave to the disciples:Continue reading Who is on the Lord’s Side?
What if you knew God’s will for you was three challenging years of ministry followed by death. How would you endure? How did Jesus endure? What kept Him going?Continue reading What Keeps You Going?
I heard a football player say, “Football is my life.” He said this to justify missing his mom’s funeral to play football. What is your life? What are you living for? When your life on earth ends what will Continue reading What Is Your Life?
A loving, well-written admonishment on how and why Christian women should dress modesty by Kari Dent.
Dear Sisters in Christ,
First, I want to tell you that I love you. I really do. Trying to be a godly woman in this godless society is tough. We need each other. We need to be one another’s most enthusiastic cheerleader. I have a friend and mentor who closes all of her emails and messages with the phrase “Cheering you on!” That has been so encouraging to me over the years, and I want to cheer you on as well. I truly desire to do that.
There’s a word used frequently in the New Testament called “exhortation.” Sometimes we use it interchangeably with “encouragement.” The words are definitely similar, but there’s a little different aspect to exhortation. Encouragement says, “You are doing great!” Exhortation says, “You are doing great! But I know you can do even better!” Exhortation pushes you forward and deeper into your walk with Christ and…
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A few summers after I became a Christian we rented a little cottage on a lake with our children. We were there for two weeks. While we were there I was able to listen to a program on a local Christian radio station of a woman I had never hear of. She was teaching in Ezekiel. Continue reading Calling for all Christians