God Exists – The Many Reasons I Believe It

Chris At Sunset

Every now and then someone challenges me to prove that God exists. By that they usually mean they want some sort of scientific proof for the existence of God. The thing is, that can’t be done. Of course you can’t scientifically prove that God doesn’t exist either. Scientists come up with theories such as “God…

Seeing Our Flesh and the Trouble It Causes Us

Guard Your Heart

A while back I talked about how to guard your heart. In response to that post Santi asked a good question: “Can you explain more about “flesh”, “sinful nature”, “old man”, “body of sin”? It’s confusing.” The concept of our flesh is talked about throughout the New Testament. Jesus referred to it in each of…

The Greatest Christmas Gift

Angels tell shepherds of Jesus in Bethlehem

Gift giving is a huge part of Christmas. I know that many struggle with how overwhelming commercialism can get, especially around Christmastime. Even so, when I look at the Biblical accounts of Jesus’ birth it seems to me that our tradition of giving gifts to one another as part our celebration is altogether fitting. Wise…

Wife of Teacher Gunned Down in Benghazi is Living Example of Christ’s Forgiveness

Ronnie and Anita Smith

Ronnie Smith had been in Libya for over a year teaching chemistry at the Benghazi International School. Thursday morning a couple weeks ago he went out for a jog. While he was out running he was shot several times and killed. Apparently no one has claimed responsibility for the murder. But according to the news…

What is Faith?

Sunset over mountains

Faith is misunderstood by far too many people today. It’s unfortunate to say the least. Our misunderstanding of what faith is (and is not) keeps us paralyzed and trapped in mediocrity. The Importance of Faith Faith is one of the things that Jesus praised people for repeatedly throughout his ministry. Jesus was attracted to people…