Abba, Dear Father!

For the first century Christians Jesus’ monumental prayer of “Abba, dear Father!” sparked a revolution. We see this prayer echoed in the letters of Paul, and recorded in the early accounts of Jesus.  This prayer changed everything! God is Abba, our dear […]

Unreality

Thomas Merton writes that “there is no greater disaster in the spiritual life than to be immersed in unreality.” When I first read this statement, I wasn’t sure what he meant. But as I’ve pondered it this week, the beauty of […]

I’m Not Okay: 3 Confessions of Grace

Can I be real with you for a minute? I don’t have my life together. I’m not “okay.” I get mad. I mess up. I say things I regret. But… that’s okay. At the end of the day, grace triumphs over my […]

Grace: His Performance > Yours

Religion says “do” the Gospel says “done!” At the heart of the gospel you will find the final cry of Jesus on the cross: “It is finished.” Τετέλεσται, in Greek, meaning: it is finished, paid in full; accomplished fully. In this one statement, Jesus […]

Hyper Legalism > Hyper Grace? No.

The so called “Hyper-Grace” message has been hailed as “the greatest deception of the 21st century.” Many prominent leaders have spoken out by writing books, and giving messages exposing this “great danger”. But is Hyper Grace really such a big […]

What if All Means ALL?

What if all really means ALL? What if we could actually see that all humanity is in the same boat? That there are no outsiders to Grace. That no one is excluded. That there is no inner-circle with God. What […]

10 Accomplishments of the Cross

Thursday I began a series of articles (and a video) on Easter. I began by expressing what I feel are the ten ways we should rethink Easter. Today, on Easter sunday, in order to conclude this series here are 10 accomplishments […]

10 Ways We Should Rethink Easter

Tomorrow we celebrate Good Friday, and with it the very heart of the Gospel: the death, burial, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ. I want to present ten ways that we should think differently about Easter this year. In doing […]

Blood Moon Madness (End Times Info-Graphic)

Let me tell you an interesting fact: End times prophetic words have a success rate of exactly 0% and a failure rate of exactly 100%.  If that’s confusing data for you, let me help you with this info-graphic. (I’ve spent hours of […]