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Can I be Sure I’m Going to Heaven?

Many Christians struggle with assurance of their salvation and eternal destiny. What is the foundation of Christian assurance for heaven?

God Uses Normal People

God uses normal people to accomplish his sovereign purposes. Abraham and Moses didn’t have perfect faith; if God used them, he can use you to spread the gospel

Why is Temptation so Enticing (and how to overcome)

How does temptation work? Why do we given in to sin? When we look at Adam and Eve’s first sin we discover a pattern that Satan still uses. How do we fight sin?

What is the Gospel?

In all the talk about gospel centered ministry, we need to ask ourselves “What is the gospel?” and “How do I become a Christian?”

When Doubt is Good for You

Doubt isn’t a bad thing. Instead, it actually leads many of us TO faith, not away from it.

Every Prayer is an Act of Submission

There is no such thing as a prayer that commands God and tells him what to do. Such an act is not prayer, but an attempt to take God’s throne. Every prayer is an act of submission and trust, recognizing… Continue Reading →

Theology isn’t the goal of faith, Love is

Evangelical Christians have a habit of being known more for what we believe theologically/ideologically than for how we live. And when those outside our camp think about how we live, “hypocrite” is the frequent accusation. I’m not here to debate… Continue Reading →

Can the Bible Correct You?

I had a conversation a while ago with a friend who a Christian and is struggling through some difficult doctrines. In the midst of our conversation he said a few things I’ve been thinking about: 1. “I just don’t like… Continue Reading →

There’s No Such Thing as a Small Decision

Ok, so maybe that’s overstating it a bit… but the small decisions count. Honestly, I do think the small decisions we make each day count more than the big decisions we might make once a few times throughout our lives…. Continue Reading →

When Faith is Necessary

Faith isn’t necessary when you live in comfort, only doing things you can do “without” God. When you’re securely in your sweet-spot, you can live as if God doesn’t matter. Yes, God is still necessary because He is the sustainer… Continue Reading →

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