The Importance of An Actual Relationship With God

You know, when it comes to our spirituality and our church lives there are just some things that can really keep me up at night.  There are things that matter so much to me, that I can’t really get them out of my mind.  So as I walk through life, and work on things around church, attend events and different Christian activities…go to leadership trainings or even just bump into Christians out in the real world, there are . . . Read More »

The Parable of The Tenant Farmers

Today we are continuing our big conversation we are having on The Parables of Jesus, which has been a lot of fun so far.   I am really enjoying this series and have told you weekly how fascinated I am by some things that I see as we study Jesus’ teachings.  First, it is just awesome how relevant these teachings are to our lives today.  There is so much there for us if we have those ready hearts and . . . Read More »

Jesus Addressing Tension Points in Church We Still See Today

Welcome back everyone to our study of The Parables of Jesus.  We are hoping you are having as much fun in this series as we are!  You know, it’s been interesting to slow down and dive into Jesus’ teachings like this, not only reading each parable but also look at why Jesus spoke them and who He was speaking to!  It brings these parables to life and if our hearts are ready and open, it can lead to . . . Read More »

How To See ‘Religion’ In Yourself And What To Do About It

What is on your spiritual resume?  What I mean by that is, what have you accomplished for God?  What is your title in Church or a denomination?  How much knowledge do you have?  What degree do you have?  How many books have you read?  Who do you know so that when you share their name it makes you look good?  How good are you at living out the rules?  What mission’s trips have you been on?  Paul would . . . Read More »