Tag Archives: life

This Life

This life is not about this life. It’s about preparing for our eternal destiny, which is to look and be like God, delight in who he is, share in all he has and participate in all he does. We’re apprentices being prepared for our ultimate duties. Understanding our eternal destiny is vital to living a Read More…

Personal Responsibility

“While Scripture shows that we should pattern our lives after those who are more mature in the faith, it’s also clear we’re ultimately responsible for our own growth, maturity, attitudes and behavior.” — A quote from the book, “A Biblical Perspective of Self-Defense and Civil Disobedience.”

Power of Our Speech

“Our speech has the power to make things happen. Our words can impart life or kill, create or destroy. Not only must we learn to use our speech effectively, but also be aware of its potential for harm. — A quote from the book, “Royal Partners.”

Not an Add-On

“Christianity isn’t a supplement to normal life; you can’t add it to everything else you do, like a hobby…. Christianity permeates everything you do and influences every attitude and action.” — A quote from the book, “Transforming Your Mind.”

Doing Everything Ourselves

“We generally exclude God from our daily lives because we’re accustomed to doing everything ourselves — running our own lives, setting priorities and making decisions. The Bible would describe that as a worldly perspective, not the active, healthy relationship God wants.” — A quote from the book, “Royal Partners.”

What Deeply Disturbs Me

These are some things that deeply disturb me regarding Christians (including myself) and the ineffectiveness of the American church. What I Can’t Stand Seeing Christians, including myself, living normal lives; preoccupied with worldly concerns; virtually ignorant of God’s kingdom and plan for their lives; striving to achieve goals indistinguishable from those of the unbelievers around Read More…