following Jesus

What is The Mark of True Discipleship? – Christian Article

The next day again John was standing with two of his disciples, and he looked at Jesus as he walked by and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God!” The two disciples heard him say this, and they followed Jesus. – John 1:35-37 In these verses we witness John the Baptist openly proclaim the presence of Jesus Christ and his standing as the Lamb of God. Before understanding the significance of these verses, it’s important to know the depth of discipleship…

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The Image and Roles of the Holy Spirit Important things to learn. – Christian Article

If the Holy Spirit does not lead you, sorry you are a dead person alive! [oops I didn’t mean to punch you hard] There was a lot of discussions and debates for centuries, where churches and scholars attempted to fully comprehend the image of the Holy Spirit and describing its role. The early church came to an ultimate understanding of the person of the Holy Spirit and His work; we then inherited these traditions. The early church understood that the…

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Letter to a New Believer [A Guide for New Christians] – Christian Article

You just prayed asking Jesus to forgive your sins and made Him your Lord and Savior. What comes next? Here’s my letter to a new believer: Today the angels in heaven are celebrating over you and your new spiritual birth. You have asked for and been given the free gift of immortal life with God. There are so many things I want to share with you but I don’t want to overwhelm you. You have all of eternity now to…

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I Heard God Whisper, “Do you know how much I love you?” – Christian Article

I love to travel. I love everything about it. Being able to experience new places and cultures, make friends all over the world, truly excites me in such a way that I wouldn’t trade it for anything. I find it funny however, how God uses the things we love most to speak truth over our lives. For me, God has always used travel. I think He does that for two reasons, one I enjoy traveling alone. I know, many people…

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Dear Christians, We Have a Calling On Our Lives to Live – Christian Article

We live in a ‘quit society’. I’m guilty of it. You’re guilty of it. We all are. The moment something becomes boring and mundane, we often check out and move on. Let’s face it; life is amazing. There is so much going on in the world at any given moment. They literally invented an iPhone 8, skipped the 9, and made the 10 within 15 minutes of each other. It’s overwhelming. It’s also stimulating. This makes it so much easier…

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Following Jesus Will Cost More Than You Think But It’s Worth It – Christian Article

I was 18 and at a young life summer staff camp when I first thought about the cost of following Jesus. I was a leader at this three-week camp. During this time, I was confronted with some hard questions while living among other Christians. It was the first time I realized that to follow Jesus; there would be some sacrifices. I realized at this moment that following Jesus will cost more than you think. Although at the time I didn’t…

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Yesterday’s prayer is today’s calling – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); If prayer was a microphone in the throne room of Heaven, I think most of us would pick it up and yell, “IS THIS THING ON???”  Why is it we so often find ourselves at a loss, wondering if God even hears us? We cry so loud for God to show us His will for our lives… What school should I go to? What job path should I take? Is he or she the…

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2019 – A New Year For Strength and Courage – Christian Article

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); I’m a pastor at a local church by vocation. I have been for the last 12 years. I love the opportunity to lead people! It’s a great privilege that I take seriously and always strive to do better with every passing year. I’ve struggled with my fair share of anxiety, worry, doubt, and fear, and often come back to the scripture below to encourage myself as I’m simultaneously asking God to give me what I…

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