When Jesus uses the two words “I am,” something unique happens: He is claiming to be Israel’s God, Yahweh.Read more "Jesus The I AM"
All believers, because Jesus is in them and they’re in Jesus, now make up his temple. We’re God’s new house to be bearers of Jesus’ ongoing presence in and to the world until he returns.Read more "Jesus, the Temple, and You"
Our lives can flood with joy, peace, and comfort knowing that God doesn’t just love us—he likes us. He enjoys us, and we are transformed by his love and delight.Read more "Dear Christian, God Likes You"
Understanding baptism is crucial for all Jesus-followers. But, I’ve often wondered if the way we baptize followers of Jesus really matters–since wise people, that I greatly respect, disagree.Read more "Baptism: Sprinkling or Dunking?"
God’s words are crucial for his people’s existence and preservation. Displaying both his presence and his faithfulness, the words of God are a mediator between the unrevealed and the revealed.Read more "Why the Word?"
A righteous life is a productive, flourishing, fulfilling way of being in the world that does not cut against the grain of the world’s design.Read more "Righteousness is Truly Living"
Complaining is saying that God should act differently towards me than he has — and when you know the God of the Bible, that’s a scary thought.Read more "It’s the Worst: Contemplating Our Complaining"
Thinking is a central part of life: decisions are the bricks of life, building our days, years, and ultimately our lives. This tool of the human experience sometimes overwhelms, excites, surprises, blesses, or misleads us.Read more "Keep Thinking"
We all have emotions. It’s a vital part of the human experience, and yet it’s so often confusing, puzzling, and discouraging. What do we do?Read more "God is Greater than Our Hearts"
A new earth and heaven is coming with the best part being, God and his people are fully face to face, never to be veiled by any obstacles. Sin: gone. Satan: gone. Death: gone. Perfectly happy because perfectly unified.Read more "God’s Temple-Presence"