Benefits Right Here. Right Now. Ever feel like you have to wait until you get to heaven before you can cash in on the benefits of being a child of God? Yes, Heaven is by all means an experience all Christ followers have to look forward to, but what are the benefits of having a relationship with Christ here in now? Jesus understands that you’re experiencing real hardships, real pain, and real … [Read more...] about 8 Benefits that Christians Experience Right Now!
Don’t Judge? It’s not uncommon to get stonewalled with the phrase “Don’t judge!” as a Christian. It’s what some believe is a clever way to use scripture to ward off any negative criticisms of their behavior and escape responsibility for their own actions. But what does the Bible really say about “judging”? Are we as Christians allowed to make judgments about sin, or are we being hypocrites or … [Read more...] about Does the Bible Really Say “Don’t judge” ?
The Sermon on the Mount is one of my favorite passages from the Bible. Jesus was an amazing orator! He spoke on relevant issues in society. He was straight to the point while sharing wisdom at the same time. In this post, I'll focus the Christian's mandate to be salt of the world found in Matthew 5:13. I'll begin by defining salt in-depth. Then I'll compare it with the purpose of the Christian … [Read more...] about The Salt Life | What Does It Mean to Be the “Salt of the Earth?”
Perfectionists keep score of their own mistakes. When God saved me I was a perfectionist, and even now from time to time I struggle with perfectionism. If you’re like me, some days can be an endless rehearsal of mistakes. Even though scripture promises that when we repent of our sin God forgives us and wipes our slates clean, I have a habit of quietly keeping score of my failures. This kind of … [Read more...] about Trading Perfectionism for God’s Grace
Sharing your faith with your coworkers can be intimidating, but it's easier than it sounds! This guide is mostly an account of my own wins and losses with on the job evangelism. Please learn from them! Before we begin, I want to throw this disclaimer out there: I am in no way claiming to be the expert or the Master Splinter of evangelism, but I definitely have some guidelines and words of … [Read more...] about On the Job Evangelism: Witnessing on Your 9-5