Is there a certain test - designed by you, administered by you, and graded by you - that one must pass to be included in God’s kingdom?
The Christian life, from beginning to end, is comprised of listening to God’s word and walking in obedience to it.
The culture that we allow our doctrine to create is the real test of what we believe the doctrine to be.
God has entrusted each of us with talent.
All Christians want to stay close to Jesus. But to try to do that on your own is to set out to fail.
Community is a costly business, but someone must pay the cost. Why not you? Why not me?
Only a fool would leave God’s house to build a shack to impress him.
When you're staring at the end of the rope with the threads so frayed that you can't believe a rope once existed . . .
Living a Christian life means putting to death the right to live life on your own terms.
Learning about God isn't easy on our own; it works best inside the community of faith.
A year into church planting: it's hard and it's wonderful. And I don't want to be doing anything else.