Controversial Biblical Topics – But Why?

Turn on the television or radio today and you’ll likely, very quickly, find a controversial topic being protested by either a group of “offended” people or some news reporter in the media. But is it really all that controversial?

Controversial biblical topics seem to be all over the news with people from all walks of life, races and churches giving “their opinion”. For Christians, this is our opportunity to shine and rightfully guide people to the direction ALREADY GIVEN by God himself.

For those seeking direction and not quite a believing Christian just yet, open your mind and heart and keep reading. Continue reading “Controversial Biblical Topics – But Why?”

Does God Talk to People? Yes, YOU!

A recurring theme or statement frequently heard in church and seen in Christian literature is “talk to God”, or “listen to God”. What does this mean? It’s not like we walk up on burning bushes every day and hear a voice coming from it telling us how to live our lives. If we did, would we even hang around to listen to a talking bush??? Probably not. Does God talk to people? God does in fact speak to us, very clearly in fact. You just have to listen.the burning bushContinue reading “Does God Talk to People? Yes, YOU!”

Cost of Being a Christian – Following Jesus

No one ever said that following Jesus and being a Christian was easy. In fact, there is example after example throughout the bible where the cost of being a Christian can be VERY expensive. If we focus only on the here and now and the difficulties of being a Christian, the task ahead can be overwhelming.

Do not let the temporal things of everyday life take over and lead to discouragement. The rewards God has waiting for us are very much worth the wait. Continue reading “Cost of Being a Christian – Following Jesus”

What is God’s Grace About? The “Good News” Story

The term “the grace of God” is one heard quite often in Christian circles, church and in reading regarding the Christian faith; but what is it? What is God’s grace about? Probably the first answer you will hear from a Christian point of view is that God’s grace is the best and most powerful gift God has provided us ALL with.

But do you know what that gift is? Have you accepted His gift of grace? Did you even know that you had to accept God’s gift of grace? Continue reading “What is God’s Grace About? The “Good News” Story”