Being Good for the Gospel

Honorable Behavior When you explain the gospel message to a nonbeliever, he will consider not only the content of your message, but the quality of your life as well. That’s why it is important for a believer not only to explain the gospel…

Making Friends Forever

Did you know that God expects you to use money and other material resources to make friendships that last for eternity? That's what Jesus taught in Luke 16:1-13. To do this, he told a fascinating story about an accountant who had mismanaged…

If You Love Jesus

True or false? The Christian life is filled with unexpected surprises. Sometimes you are surprised by things you could not know or plan for in advance. Who can prepare for a doctor to say you have cancer? Who can know when a supervisor may say…

Doing Significant Things for God

Have you ever looked at a very big problem and discovered that what you thought was a big problem would become an even bigger opportunity for good? That’s what Thomas Edison experienced when he was 67 years old. At around 5:30 in the evening…

Shining the Light through Good Works

The New Testament uses a special and important illustration to describe your relationship to the unbelieving world. The believer is a light, shining the goodness and truth of God into a world blinded by spiritual darkness. We know of course…

The Key to Knowing Christ

Sometimes you think you understand something, but you’re wrong. Sometimes this is because you are totally wrong. Other times it is because you are kind of right and kind of wrong at the same time. Look at this picture and what do you see?…

Preparing for a God-Honoring Marriage

As a teenager becomes an adult, he or she eventually faces the question of whether to marry and whom to marry. Perhaps you are facing this question right now, or perhaps your child, a friend, or someone you know is doing so. Whatever the case,…

Reconsidering Your Approach to Evangelism

God entrusts the ministry of evangelism to every believer. It is the way that he has chosen to spread the message of life and redemption to a lost and dying world. Yet how many believers faithfully participate in this crucial endeavor? Do you?…