If you have been a leader for very long, you have heard the question, "Why do we need to change?” In 1967, British Prime…
The question of whether testimony of following Jesus Christ is genuine isn’t a new question birthed solely from a time on the planet when mass communications highlight celebrity lifestyles. The early church dealt with this question, and leaders often counseled prudence, care, pastoral sensitivity, and community accountability.
“We are all being formed by something.”
“Jesus is not limited by the length of time you have been in your condition nor by the severity of the situation you face. Once he puts his hand on you, you will be set free.”
“It’s less about being a radiant and holy person and more about being a radiant and holy people. And we become what we behold.”
While we can’t ignore the past – it happened – we can reframe it into a story of redemption by looking at it, by talking about it, by thinking about it through the lens of Jesus’ love and grace. We change our past by allowing it to be redeemed.
My hike begins like many others for me: time spent talking with God and listening to his voice being carried in the wind. My…
Note from the Editor: Please enjoy our weekend sermon from Rev. Robert Carter on Romans 6:1-14. He is the Senior Pastor of South…
Jesus uses an example: those who listen to what he says are like a strong and well-built house, and those who ignore him are like a weak house poorly built on the sand.
With the help of God’s brilliance in forming the brain with capacities to change, the presence of the Holy Spirit, and years of reconditioning and retraining, Paul himself was transformed by the renewing of his mind and did a 180-degree turn in his way of living.