Category Archive: Emotions


We were growing both in number of converts and, more importantly, in the depth of these new Believers. But we didn’t care one bit about the increasing numbers. Well, let me say it another way: we didn’t need the validation of the increasing numbers; our larger crowds in no way instilled in us any sense …

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Imagine if you lived in Jesus’ real world, the one he describes with images of beautiful green pastures. Jesus describes what life in his very real Kingdom is like with his picture of a quiet and serene, nourishing pasture: “I am the gate; whoever enters through me will be saved. He will come in and …

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Easter Hero: Changed and Grateful

If you were asked to give a description of a Christian, and I mean by that a disciple of Christ, not a person who goes to a Christian church, what would you say? Notice I said a description, not a definition. I think I can capture the essence of a follower of Jesus in two …

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