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The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns

Richard Stearns, in “The Hole in Our Gospel”, shares with us his personal testimony of how God led him to be the President of World Vision. Stearns helps his readers look beyond their personal salvation experience and embrace and explore the full meaning and vision of their salvation experience, a salvation that moves them to […]

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The Reason for God by Tim Keller

Tim Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, uses philosophy and intellectual reasoning to address common doubts about religion. Some of the topics he addresses in part one include the existence of suffering, injustice, hell, one truth, and science. In part two of the book, he gives several reasons to believe in faith.

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How do we turn young people on to the power of church?

There was an interesting article in the paper where churches here in Denver were talking about evangelism and how this age group of 18 to 30 are turned off by present day church. One of the quotes that they used is, “You’re so concerned about being right, but they’re more concerned about doing right.” These […]

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Are we reaching young people effectively?

There are some new, arising issues on the forefront of evangelism and I want to go over today how relevant it actually is for this day and age. We have so many different changing modes in America and our ideas are different. We talk about a post-modern church; post-9/11; the church and the way it’s […]

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Are you leaving God out?

Most of the time when we fail with our intimacy with God is because we leave God out. The word intimacy comes from the [Hebrew] word yada, which is ‘to know.’ That’s why when God said, ‘Adam knew Eve,’ or refers to husband-and-wife relationship we look at it more in an affectionate context. But he […]

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Do you seek God in your daily life?

God wants us to gain knowledge of who He is as we experience our daily events of life in our struggles, trials, and all of the things that go into our everyday life. God wants to be involved in every aspect of our lives. Paul’s prayer for the saints at Colossae in the book of […]

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Do you have an intimate, daily relationship with God?

The deep longing that we have is that longing for relationship. And for that relationship to be real, it initially has to be a relationship that we have with God so that we know how to relate to others. The whole fabric of grace, the ability to grant to whoever we’re in relationship with the […]

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Creating intimacy with God

Intimacy with God is a very important and vital subject to those of us who are believers, those of us who are Christians. When we began talking about intimacy with God, I’m reminded of what Martin De Haan II said: “The pursuit of intimacy with God embraces a way of life that increasingly fills my […]

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There are things only God can do – Part 2

It was John who said, “Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them.”(I John 2:15) That’s being point blank. But we have a craving—a desire—to love the world and all it can provide. When we get caught up in that, […]

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There are things only God can do – Part 1

There are things only God can do. Think of your own life and of how you have lived over the years—the struggles and issues you’ve faced. Do you come to the conclusion that there are things only God can do? (II Kings 5:8) Naaman went with his horses and chariots and stopped at the door […]

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