By Vince Antonucci God created the church to be a safe haven for these mutants and to be a place of love for those who might feel a bit out of place.
By Kyle Idleman Have you ever wondered why so many people are bored today, during an age of technological wonders, or over two hundred TV channels?
By Kyle Idleman This is the biggest difference between regret and repentance. Many of us will have an awakening and regret that things have turned out the way they have, but we won't repent of our part in it...
By Kyle Idleman When pleasure becomes our primary pursuit, it delivers the opposite of what it promises. Pleasure has the unique trait: The more intensely you chase it, the less likely you are to catch it.
By Kyle Idleman I’ve noticed that even when we get what we hoped for, we often still find that we’re disappointed. Things don’t live up to our expectations. And, after enough disappointment, we lower our expectations and then we settle. We accept that it is just the way life is.
By Vince Antonucci I’ve found that many Christians are hesitant to get involved in the lives of people who aren’t believers. Churches can be nervous about someone far from God showing up and getting involved. Why? We think that their lives might be messy.
By Caleb Kaltenbach It’s hard to love those we disagree with. How do we reconcile the tension between loving and accepting someone, and maintaining the holy standards God has provided?
By Caleb Kaltenbach Love the sinner, hate the sin. Even typing the phrase gets me worked up. If there was ever a phrase I wish I could cut out of society, this is one of them. I believe that this phrase has added to lost relationships, divided families, lonely holidays, depressed feelings, and so much more.
By Vince Antonucci “DO YOU LET SINNERS SERVE IN YOUR CHURCH?” This is one of most frequent questions I get from other pastors. It’s not typically worded this way, and it almost always is asked with the best of intentions.
By Kyle Idleman The Bible says everything you do flows from your heart. That’s why our attempts to change our behavior don’t bring any lasting change.
By Kyle Idleman I want you to think about an area of your life that needs some attention. Something in your life that needs to be changed. Maybe it’s a problem with…
By Kyle Idleman Grace received is beautiful, but having to extend grace to someone who doesn't deserve it can be messy.