The more experiences you share with a beloved friend, the more you see his personality. I have been sharing life with Jesus for many, many years now, and I have continually been impressed by Him—He is so absolutely joyful! Maybe that’s an awfully foreign thought for you. Of course, I suppose every human wants God … More Joyful Jesus
This morning as I was praying and worshiping, I found myself thanking God that He does not change. For me, this reality is beautiful beyond beautiful—one of the things I love most about Him. I can remember a time, though, when I didn’t really understand the ramifications of God’s unchanging nature. Sure, I accepted it … More God Does Not Change
Hey, friends— this piece has been a long time coming. I’m excited to share with you about what the Bible has to say about the baptism in the Holy Spirit, an experience that Jesus deeply and ardently desires for His people to have. Every so often I really enjoy writing a more academic and extensive … More Baptism in the Holy Spirit
Then Jesus came close to them and said, “All the authority of the universe has been given to me. Now go in my authority and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. And teach them to faithfully follow all that I have commanded … More What is Water Baptism?
Friends, I love Jesus. I am so thankful that He left the many to find me when I didn’t even know He existed.. that He smiled His quickening smile on me despite the hardness of my stony heart and my pretentious sin.. that He loved me into life — real, technicolor life. I can remember reading the Bible with this sort … More The Bible