Where’s the change of heart?

This was one of those ads I clicked on while surfing (no pun intended) YouTube this morning. Technically I was viewing another video unrelated to this one, but it popped up as an advertisement. I thought it would be interesting, as a believer in and follower of Jesus Christ, to see what the Mormon Church…

Where are the promises of popularity?

When Jesus said “follow me and I will show you how to fish for people” where in that is it implied that riches, success and popularity were guaranteed, much less promised? Think about it: Jesus was relatively new on the scene, humanly speaking. I doubt he was dressed for success or rode around in a…

Casting Crowns during the "Until The Whole World Hears Tour" in Bakersfield, Calif. © Todd Fitchette

Drinking deep with Casting Crowns

Okay, I admit it: I am a big Casting Crowns fan. So when news came out earlier this year that they were releasing a new CD I couldn’t wait. The tough part was wondering how the guys and gals from Atlanta were going to upstage their previous efforts. It’s hard to say that they’ve done…

How clean are your glasses?

God blesses those who’s hearts are pure, for they will see God. The thesis of my pastor’s sermon from Matthew 5:7 this morning was simply this: those who’s hearts are impure will NEVER see God. Their eternal destination is therefore not good. The good news, however, is that we can indeed see God someday if…

No regrets…

Of all the regrets I have, and a number of them swam through my mind this past week, I can say there is one decision I made years ago that I pray I will never give up on. After listening to the book of Hebrews on an mp3 yesterday and then today reading through the…