The following testimony is an excerpt from the book by David Dwight and Nicole Unice titled Start Here: Beginning a Relationship with Jesus (which by the way, is one of the best books to hand someone who is a seeker and/or new Christian). Dr. Rakesh Jain, cardiologist: "My first exposure to Jesus Christ occurred shortly after we moved to the United States...I wasn't just not … [Read more...] about Start Here: Beginning a Relationship with Jesus (Book Excerpt)
.This continues my recent post titled Doubting Jesus, “The web of doubt spinning in his darkness...the message John the Baptist sent to Jesus was: “Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?” . The curiousness of this question is that it is his response to what he had just been told about Jesus' extraordinary miracles. Here’s a bit of the back story: all … [Read more...] about Doubting Jesus, Part II
Guest Post by Rev. Wendy Brown I have always believed in God. As a child, I prayed sincerely and attended Sunday School regularly. I understood that Jesus was born on Christmas day, died on Good Friday, and rose again on Easter Sunday. Yet like a blob of clay on a potter's wheel prior to the shaping force of the artist's hand, my faith (although quite real) was … [Read more...] about The Shape of My Faith
Sometimes life gets so hurtful and complicated, it is possible to doubt Jesus, who He is, and the things He's promised, especially when you've done so much or sacrificed so much for Him. Just ask John the Baptist. Here was a man who Jesus himself said was greater than Moses, King David, Abraham, or any other prophet you can name. In fact, Jesus said: "Truly, I … [Read more...] about Doubting Jesus?
Religion vs. Jesus Religion binds, Jesus blesses Religion snares, Jesus sets free Religion hurts, Jesus helps Religion is weighty, Jesus is wonderful Religion is dead, Jesus is alive Religion is rules, Jesus is relationship Religion is dark, Jesus is light Religion is dull, Jesus is radiant Religion demands, Jesus delivers We don’t need more religion, we need … [Read more...] about Religion vs. Jesus