Christianity without “the fruit of the Spirit” is harsh, bland, and unappetizing

We can push the religion side of things hard, but unless we are really living for Jesus, filled with the Spirit, trusting in God, we present something that is harsh, bland, and unappetizing. Continue reading Christianity without “the fruit of the Spirit” is harsh, bland, and unappetizing

staying awake (an inescapable love)

This is an inescapable love. Even when we reject God; even when we say we have no interest because religion has disappointed us; even when we think we have placed ourselves outside the reach of grace; God’s love infiltrates regardless, and the Creator counts us as one of his own. Continue reading staying awake (an inescapable love)

Redeemable Monday

The best solution for your Monday morning problem is a great Sunday!!! Happy Monday, friends! I know Monday mornings get a bad rap sometimes, but I’ve always believed they are eminently redeemable. Fact is, the best solution for your Monday morning problem is a great Sunday – and yesterday was no exception. My wife, Rebekah – who also happens to serve as senior pastor at Wake Forest … Continue reading Redeemable Monday