On a scale of 1 to Christian, I used to be pretty close to an awesome 10. I’ve been going to church regularly since I was in diapers. I accepted Christ as my savior at age 3. My biggest flaws have been things like swearing and gossiping. But lying, starting fights, or being hurtful? That sort … More I Didn’t Used to Suck This Much
Next Sunday, I’ll be showing people at church how to fold origami cranes. Weird, right? We’re folding cranes as an illustrative point for our new sermon series. And you know what? I happen to be pretty great at folding origami cranes. So next Sunday, I’ll put this random, weird skill to use. For the longest … More God Can Use Your Skills and Gifts, Whatever They Are
Three years ago, I had a big, gnawing concern about my spiritual life. I realized my life wasn’t really bearing any fruit. We’re supposed to do that, right? As Christians. In John 15:16, Jesus says,“I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last.” Back then, I was working downtown at … More Simple Ways to Be Christian Who Bears Fruit — Have You Fed a Sheep Today?