Jesus

Is Belief in God Enough?

There’s the common question asked by people about God: “Is belief in God enough?” What lies beneath that question are further questions about earning or even losing God’s favor. What’s the answer? ♦ You’ve heard the question, “Can a person lose… Read More ›

The Challenge of Jesus

The Bible cites a brief incident where Jesus challenged powerful people with a simple but profound question they could not or would not answer. Can you? ♦ It’s popular today to “challenge authority” and “speak truth to power.” Sounds noble and… Read More ›

The Christianity Grid

Our relationship with God is really a function of 2 specific questions. These questions can actually be presented in a two-dimensional matrix. How do you stand on the Christianity Grid? ♦ Remember the old term “Backslider” to describe that Christian who had… Read More ›

The Big Miss

The brilliant parables of Jesus were often confusing to even the Disciples. Here’s one that is often misconstrued in its application for then and now. ♦ The Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30) is a popular parable told by Jesus that is… Read More ›