Finding Strength in God Through the Gospel

By , College Ministry Resident| April 29th, 2020|

It's been a couple of weeks since COVID-19 wildly disrupted our lives. For some of us, the virus means we can no longer compete in x or fulfill y. Others have been forced to relocate, and probably, most of us have struggled to find a daily rhythm of work/school/devotion (as I have). Additionally, many of [...]

7 Ways the Armor of God Can Protect Your Children Right Now

By , KidzKlub Director| April 16th, 2020|

During these uncertain times, we believe that if our children aren’t being prepared, then they are unprepared. As parents, we feel like it is crucial to equip our children (and ourselves) with the armor of God. In Ephesians 6:13-17, the Apostle Paul writes: “Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the [...]

4 Ways to Spend More Time With God

By , | April 14th, 2020|

Do you ever play out a crazy disaster scenario in your head and think through how you would handle it? For instance, if a zombie apocalypse is happening, I would suddenly become brave, athletic, gritty, and know karate. I would rise up as the hero in this made-up world, and I save everyone. Then, something [...]

How to Prepare for a Season of Waiting

By , Contributing Writer| December 12th, 2019|

Waiting is easily my least favorite thing to do. I want everything when I want it, and I want to know about things immediately. This has everything to do with the fact that I grew up in an instant-gratification society. Rarely do we have to wait for much anymore. You can have everything shipped to [...]

What Is Hope?

By , Contributing Writer| December 5th, 2019|

We live in an inauthentic society. Social media has paved the way for people to show only their best selves online while saving their imperfections for themselves. What once was a platform for sharing and connecting with others has quickly become a place that fuels comparison and the need to be perfect. What I’ve noticed, [...]

10 Interesting Facts About Jesus That Might Surprise You

By , Contributing Writer| October 3rd, 2019|

Jesus Christ is one of the most controversial figures in history. And one of the complicated things to understand about Jesus is His humanity. Isn’t it hard to imagine Jesus as a human, just like us? We think surely He did not experience what it was really like to grow up, beginning from a baby [...]

How Does God Speak to Us?

By , Contributing Writer| July 16th, 2019|

Whether we have been Christ-followers most of our lives or we are new to the church, most of us wonder, “How does God speak to us? How can I hear His voice?” In John 10:27 (NLT), Jesus said, “My sheep listen to my voice…” The implications are manifold, but the point is it shouldn’t be [...]

Seven Common Questions About Baptism

By , Contributing Writer| July 13th, 2019|

If you grew up in the church, you have probably heard or experienced some type of baptism—whether it was watching a Christ-follower be immersed in water or attending a baby’s christening. But if you are new to Christianity or you just recently came back to church, you might have a lot of questions about baptism, [...]

How We Can Be Ready to Share Our Faith

By , Contributing Writer| May 23rd, 2019|

Helping those in our sphere of influence to know Jesus takes time and persistence, but with the Lord’s help and guidance, it can become a lifestyle. But before it can become a lifestyle, it is important to take simple steps to help us be ready to share our faith with anyone God places in our [...]

How Can We Experience Resurrection Power?

By , Contributing Writer| April 16th, 2019|

What Is Resurrection Power? In many religions, prophets and leaders have died for what they thought and believed. What made Jesus unique is not His death but His resurrection. No one has ever seen a dead man overcome death through His own power. They even “sealed the tomb and posted guards to protect it” (Matthew [...]