Replicate Response: Fast Purposefully

Fasting is one way of us showing God that we value His presence more than anything else in our lives. Personally, fasting is a spiritual discipline that I have always struggled with the most, but I’m honestly not surprised by that, because fasting is the action of giving up something, usually food, and clinging toContinue reading “Replicate Response: Fast Purposefully”

Replicate Response: Pray Earnestly

Prayer is our direct communication to God! I am still amazed at the reality that God grants me direct access to Him through prayer. It is truly amazing! Those of us who are His children and have given our lives to Him, have unlimited availability to talk to God. In our Western culture, we oftenContinue reading “Replicate Response: Pray Earnestly”

Replicate Response: Give Generously

Our church has been going through a series called Replicate, looking at what Jesus taught about discipleship in the book of Matthew. This past Sunday, our Lead Pastor preached on some practical next steps after our hearts have been changed and moved towards discipleship. This is a 3 part blog series that I wrote for our churchContinue reading “Replicate Response: Give Generously”

Christ(ian) Transformation Requires Character Formation

Living the Christ life is the most fulfilling life there is, but it comes with a price. The grace that God gives us is not cheap, but rather came with a great cost. We must each intentionally pursue and seek the Lord so that we can experience what it really means to be one ofContinue reading “Christ(ian) Transformation Requires Character Formation”

Why You Should Make a Big Deal about Baptism

What is baptism? A lot of people have different thoughts, beliefs, and even misconceptions on what baptism is and what it’s meant to be. As Christians, we need to understand the true meaning and significance behind baptism and how the Bible explains it for our own understanding and so we can also explain it to others.Continue reading “Why You Should Make a Big Deal about Baptism”

Reflection to Inspiration

Hey friends, thanks for checking out this latest blog! I wanted to post this because I’m trying to get in the habit of writing and blogging more and I have a lot to share as I’ve been going through an exciting season in life and reflecting on all that God has done. My hope isContinue reading “Reflection to Inspiration”

A Deeper Look at The Fruits of The Spirit: Part 3

If you missed Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog, you can go back and read them here: Part 1- Part 2- Faithfulness (Proverbs 20:6) Many a man proclaims his own steadfast love, but a faithful man who can find? It is much easier to boast in our own accomplishments, than to simply beContinue reading “A Deeper Look at The Fruits of The Spirit: Part 3”

A Deeper Look at The Fruits of The Spirit: Part 2

Patience (1 Timothy 1:15-16) The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those whoContinue reading “A Deeper Look at The Fruits of The Spirit: Part 2”

A Deeper Look at The Fruits of The Spirit: Part 1

Christians are well aware of The Fruits of the Spirit. You probably quickly blaze through them, just like I do. We hear them quoted in our churches on a consistent basis, and we know that these fruits are meant to be an overflow of what Christ has done in our life. “But the fruit of the SpiritContinue reading “A Deeper Look at The Fruits of The Spirit: Part 1”