The Way of Christ is not stumbled upon. It is sought intentionally. It is consumed consciously. “Seek first the Kingdom of God,” Jesus tells us. It’s a daily, prayerful, scripturally attentive, and deliberate choice to let our consumption of information be driven by our own free-will and not the algorithms behind our favorite Social Media platform.
I’ve been awestruck by the presence of God lately by Numbers 9:15-23: 15 On the day the tabernacle was set up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the testimony, and it appeared like fire above the tabernacle from evening until morning. 16 It remained that way continuously: the cloud would cover it, appearing … Read more
Prayer has always been the hardest part of the Christian life for me. It’s always been me spurting out whatever is on my heart and hoping that when I read the scriptures God would speak to those situations. I could never find a good rhythm of this because I found myself praying about the same … Read more
Faith increases when we see the unseen and respond appropriately. God is Spirit and reveals Himself to us as the wind moves. It’s hard to determine when He’s coming and where He’s coming from, but He is there. There are unseen realities at play every day and hour, in every moment and conversation. We develop … Read more
The command to make disciples has been given humans as far back as Adam and Eve. They were told to “be fruitful and multiply” and it was clear that God considered that opportunity a blessing. There are nearly 20 instances in the book of Genesis that God says, “be fruitful and multiply” and every one … Read more
When was the last time you felt the overwhelming pressure to impress someone you were around? Was it your wife or kids? Boss? Co-worker? We all know the feeling. We get embarrassed about something and then we’re hit with a wave of insecurity that is immediately followed by a desire to impress the people we’re … Read more
Christian, I know the sinking feeling you feel every time the Lord convicts you to share the Gospel with your coworkers. I know the weight, the discouragement, and the guilt you feel for not having already shared the life-changing truth with your curious, or not so curious, coworker. I know the guilt you feel when … Read more
When I joined Men Sharpening Men in August of 2017 I anticipated several conversations on the topic of Manhood. Without a doubt I’ve had many of those conversations I was looking forward to as an employee of this fantastic ministry. However, I did not have the foresight to understand the shape of these conversations. What … Read more