The Master Weaver

The Master Weaver

In his book Jesus Among Other Gods, Ravi Zacharias tells the story about how God, the Master Weaver, sovereignly works to weave beauty into our lives as we respond to his will. During a trip to India, Zacharias noticed a father and son who were weaving some of the...
Baptism Readiness

Baptism Readiness

Baptism Sunday is this Sunday! If you’ve never been baptized, let me encourage you to take this crucial step in your walk with God. Sometimes people ask me, how do I know if I’m ready to be baptized? I think there are a few helpful things to consider when a person is...
Easter Changes Everything!

Easter Changes Everything!

Easter changes everything. Paul spends all of 1 Corinthians 15 affirming the significance of the resurrection. He argues that now life has meaning, because Christ is risen from the dead. “The perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with...
Bad News/Good News

Bad News/Good News

Some bad news and some good news. First, the bad news. Less than half of American churchgoers plan to invite unchurched people to Easter worship service this year, a new survey found. Only one out of three active churchgoers (31 percent) said they would definitely...
He Paid Our Debt

He Paid Our Debt

John Ortberg tells the following story: In May 2009, my family was in Azusa, California, because one of our kids was graduating from Azusa Pacific University. My wife, Nancy, was going to speak at the commencement ceremonies, so she and I were invited to a special...
Content In Every Circumstance

Content In Every Circumstance

Thascius was anything but a Christian. He was born in AD 200 to a well-placed family of Carthage. He was classically educated, wealthy, a lawyer, an orator, and a pagan. Then everything changed. He decided at the age of forty-five to follow Christ. He changed his name...