You Need a Resurrection

Every year the world celebrates Easter. For some, it’s simply a springtime day of fun to hunt for eggs, decorate with bunnies, and have a special dinner with family. For Christians, however, it’s a day to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the tomb the third day after His death. It’s a fun day that … Continue reading You Need a Resurrection

Because God Said So

If you’re a parent like me, you have probably had your child contradict what you just said and insist on doing something different. Maybe they threw a fit, or maybe they just asked a whiny, “But why?” Our typical response is, “Because I said so!” Many times God instructs us to do something, and we … Continue reading Because God Said So

Jesus’ Style of Worship

Throughout history, music styles have changed from one decade to the next. It’s a never-ending evolution as people became inspired with creativity, breaking from the norm of the day to create something new. In fact, it’s happened with every genre, from home decorations to clothing, home appliances to automobile styles. In some cases, we should … Continue reading Jesus’ Style of Worship

The Greatest Sacrifice

  In the Old Testament, God required His people to offer sacrifices to Him on a regular basis. They were primarily animals—doves, lambs, and bulls—that they would slaughter and burn on an altar before God. These sacrifices, or offerings, were given to receive forgiveness for sin and to express thanksgiving and devotion to God. It … Continue reading The Greatest Sacrifice

The Power of Prayer

As we watch the news, we may be overwhelmed by the surge of evil in the earth today. It can be disheartening and overwhelming. But God has told us to “be of good cheer” because He has “overcome the world” (John 16:33). One of the ways we overcome the world and the devil is through … Continue reading The Power of Prayer

The Beauty of True Worship

Worship is a vital part of every Christian’s life. We are called to honor God in every part of our lives, including in those moments when our attention is on Him—privately and corporately. We may love those moments of being close to our Creator, but do we really understand what true worship is? Biblical worship … Continue reading The Beauty of True Worship