As of today (Saturday, November 21), there are only 40 days left until January 1, 2016. Chances are, if you are like me, you have some goals you set way back in January of this year (2015) that you haven’t achieved yet. Most people would just give up at this point and say something like, “Well, next […]
Bill Johnson discusses how he deals with loss, pain and disappointment. What do we do when the healing, the miracle, or the answer to prayer, doesn’t come?
We spend our lives trying to “get things done”, thinking that will make us happy/fulfilled/significant/complete. (Or maybe it’s just me that suffers from this illusion. I don’t mean to presume.) I would like to propose that “getting things done” is not the ultimate purpose of our lives…
Yesterday I preached a sermon called, “The 5 Doors of Destiny” at Zion in Spokane, WA. You can hear that sermon here. Or, you can receive the point I was trying to make just by reading the two paragraphs below. A legitimate question to ask is, “If Jesus is now Lord of the world, why […]
The Gospels – the first four books in the Christian New Testament – are a unique form of literature, and of Scripture. Merriam-Webster defines the word “gospel” as follows: a: the message concerning Christ, the kingdom of God, and salvation. b: one of the first four New Testament books telling of the life, death, and resurrection […]