Category: Christian Life

Christian LifeLife in Our World

Unboxing the Great Commission, Part One

This series on the Great Commission began with a focus on Christ’s authority because it is the magnitude of Christ’s authority that should compel and strike confidence in us to participate in this Great Commission vocation, spreading the glory of the Gospel to every corner of the earth. Ironically, three years before the Great Commission…

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Christian LifeLife in Our World

Authority to Go

Something like the Great Commission is easy to keep in conversation. Yet this mission is to result in action that goes far beyond discussion. In other words, it’s easy to talk-the-talk, but a lot harder to walk-the-walk. Far too often our theology is equipping us, but not moving us. We can be like a soldier…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

We Are More Than Conquerors

“Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us.” (Romans 8:37) Romans 8:37 is a wonderful verse – full of hope and encouragement. It is the kind of verse that we love to read, memorize, and quote to people when they are going through hard times. The only problem…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part four

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. See parts one, two, and three of this series. For previous posts, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two.  God continues my heart’s development, teaching our family the truth of Romans 8:38-39 and these gracious lessons:…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part three

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. See parts one and two of this series. For previous posts, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two.  After the worst raging of the storm began to die down, pass by, and after many months eventually…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part two

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. For part one of this series, click here. For previous posts on her story, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two. We return to the account of Beth’s medication-induced confusion after her cancer treatment… My health continued…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part one

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. For previous posts, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two. Torn apart at times but never separated from God’s love. Ever. John Henry Jowett has aptly said, “God does not comfort us to make us comfortable,…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

Living in the Light of the Law

Last week at Bob Jones University, we finished our semester series on the Ten Commandments entitled “Oh How I Love Your Law! God’s Laws for True Life.” Why a series on the Ten Commandments to people with great familiarity with the Bible? Everyone knows about the Ten Commandments, but most people do not really know…

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