Have you ever had a crummy day? So bad that all you wanted to do was eat an entire carton of ice cream and binge watch TV? That helps you feel better in the moment, but usually, you regret later. When we are suffering we… Read More »Does Holy Living Matter While We Are Suffering?
As Peter seeks to encourage these believers, and us, he starts preaching about the beauty of the gospel. He is reminding them and us how amazing our salvation is. Even though everything around us may feel like it is falling apart, our salvation, and by extension us is secure. Charles Spurgeon reminds us that “The inheritance of the saints of God has nothing within it that can make it perish.”
Does God really only care about our holiness and not our happiness? In Hoping for Happiness, @barnabaswpiper reconstructs biblical happiness and shows us how God actually wants us to be happy. In this quick and surprisingly transparent read, we are warned of many “weak hooks” we… Read More »BOOK REVIEW: Hoping for Happiness
Below is a lightly edited transcript of this message. Have you ever been confronted with something so awful you didn’t even want to think about it? A few years ago my family was in New Mexico for my mom’s wedding. She got married on a… Read More »How To Have Hope In Suffering
7 Big Questions Your Life Depends On In this little book, William Edgar looks at seven different questions that are asked throughout Scripture and shows us how society is still wrestling with these same questions today. William then answers each question with stories from his… Read More »BOOK REVIEW: 7 Big Questions Your Life Depends On
In our message series “Blue Collar Gospel” we see four implications of the gospel – the good news of Jesus death, burial, and resurrection. These implications are: First, we see what sin does to us… But then we realize what God did for us… AND… Read More »GOOD NEWS FOR PEOPLE WHO STRUGGLE WITH GRUMBLING AND COMPLAINING
This is a video I made for my wife on our wedding day.