True Salvation (Luke 8:4-15)

The Parable of the Sower and the Soils As a large crowd was gathering, and people were flocking to Him from every town, [Jesus] said in a parable: “A sower went out to sow his seed. As he was sowing, some fell along the path; it was trampled on, and the birds of the sky […]

Jesus has a mission just for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 8 JESUS HAS A MISSION JUST FOR YOU The man from whom the demons had gone begged that he might be with him, but Jesus sent him away, saying, “Return to your home, and declare how much God has done for you.” And he went away, proclaiming throughout the whole […]

How to steal a miracle from Jesus

Woman reaching for Jesus' cloak | © 2015

It was a great e-mail question, one of the best I’ve received in a long time.     My friend Jared Easley has a gift for asking insightful questions and helping others connect with truth in creative ways. He has a way of drawing out great things from people, and here’s what he wrote to […]

How to Think of Yourself in the Right Way

Do you ever get the feeling maybe you’re not seeing yourself accurately? “For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that God has assigned.”  -Romans […]

Does Hebrews 6 Mean I Can Lose my Salvation?

As a pastor, I often get questions of a more theological nature. Thursdays are the day I like to post some on the blog. Enjoy! —Pastor Phillip The other day a friend of mine sent me a serious text message: “I’ve been struggling with some verses. It’s Hebrews 6:4-8… I know I’ve sinned many times […]