Pride and stubbornness prevent us from apologizing when we’re wrong. The internal argument usually goes like this, “Well, she was more wrong than I was. I’ll apologize when she does.” But this is the wrong attitude. God holds us accountable for our sinful behavior regardless of someone else’s.
Joe discusses climbing God’s mountain and the Coronavirus Epidemic with Bridgeway pastors Wendy Norris and Jessica Longshore.
Episode 121 – It’s exhibited love that overcomes the world. Faith that is unseen is no faith at all. But a faith that is seen overcomes the world. Faith, the way we get to see God, is rooted in unconditional obedience.
Episode 120 – Becoming love. It’s a great idea. We’ve done our best to unpack the what and how but such concepts can be really hard to grasp. We’ve address some of the why, but really why? Why should we become love?
Episode 118 – The danger is in becoming hypocrites. Either doing the right thing for the wrong reasons or doing nothing for the so-called right reasons. This is what we call hypocrisy.
Tubby and the Captain discuss how to navigate life with faith during the uncertain times of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
If I were to offer any advice during this time of social distancing it would be this. Use this time to read the Bible. Y’all! There’s a wealth of truth and wisdom from the Lord inside those pages. Let them be a healing balm to your worried soul. Let them guide your decisions so that fear doesn’t lead you, but His peace sustains you.
We busily go through our lives, often thinking many kind thoughts and feeling loving, appreciative sentiments for our loved ones, but not stopping to put words and voice to them…nourishing the soul of ones we love.
Such love. That was what brought me to tears. Such peace at having my Heavenly Father direct my steps. That’s what had caused my emotional outpouring.
As fear of the coronavirus pandemic grips the hearts and minds of many around the world some can’t help but ask “Is this the end of the world?” How should the believer respond to this issue? What does it mean prophetically and how can we use this as an opportunity to share the hope that we have in Christ?
Gold, the precious metal that can make fortunes or destroy lives, is also a metaphor for “priceless.” When we esteem something of the highest value, we call it “golden.” Strangely enough, a paraphrase of the words of Jesus from the Sermon on the Mount has been dubbed, ”The Golden Rule.” We often quote it this […]
Episode 117 – The only way to live in the love of God is to let it flow through our lives.
We come into the world seeking. It never lets up as long as we live.
The objects of our search change from age to age, but the seeking goes on. Perhaps when our feet rest on streets of gold in the great beyond, our search will finally be over, but perhaps not. Might we spend eternity […]
In disorienting times, we need our Heavenly anchor. In a world that’s in disarray, we need a courageous church!
Jesus warns us against being a judgmental person, one who has a critical spirit. The critical spirit is rooted in shame, in deep feelings of personal inadequacy. We all know someone like this.
I took some time to prayer journal, asking God to speak to me about true repentance and how to fight a better fight next time.
From the moment He created Adam, down through the centuries to this very moment, God pursues an intimate relationship with us—more specifically, you and me.
When our hope is in outcomes in this world, rather than in the Author of this world, our hope is fragile.
Treasures like these are carefully kept, hidden away, locked up, meticulously filed so we can retrieve them at a moment’s notice, hold them close, and consider their value.
I couldn’t help but think how often we complicate the Gospel; tangling up in theological differences or wringing our hands over cultural application.
Capital punishment for crimes laid out in places like Leviticus 20 would have already been in practice, and Genesis 9 is mirroring that practice.
Stop spreading rumors, and stop believing them. Don’t put your faith in your news channel of choice, and instead listen to healthcare professionals who have been warning you about the flu for decades.
Every single piece of technology I have has been lit up in one way or another with warnings, memes, statistics, and panic about the Coronavirus.
Episode #108 – What did we do as a result of the fear surrounding the virus? Well, the University of Washington canceled in-person classes until the end of the month.