TASTING BACON IN THE PURSUIT OF HOLINESS

Most christians struggle in their pursuit to live a holy life. Pursuing holiness is a process that occurs when we choose to be obedient to God instead of giving in to our self-gratifying desires. We all have a part of our life that we want to hold on to. We also want holiness but we only want it on our own … Read More

SOLDIER, FATHER, MURDERER AND…CHILD OF GOD?

Billy Moore, a 22-year-old Army Private, returned from deployment, only to learn his wife had a drug dealer boyfriend and had become addicted to heroin. Billy took their 3-year-old son and moved into a trailer. Unfortunately, Billy’s paychecks from the Army were being sent to his wife. He was told it would be 90 days before it could be changed. … Read More

UNHOLY, UNHOLY, UNHOLY

By Vince Antonucci We expect purity but we recognize that impurities are a problem. Impure things are often toxic and dangerous. We want impurities removed. But what if what’s impure is us?

HOLY, HOLY, HOLY

By Vince Antonucci  God is holy, and God’s holiness is a big deal. What is holiness? The best and brightest of theologians have claimed that God’s holiness…

GIVING UP CONTROL TO FOLLOW JESUS

When we lose life as we know it here in the shadows of holiness, we will find greater and more abundant life than we could ever have imagined.

CAN YOU FORGIVE ME?

By Kyle Idleman Mr. Williams looked up from the starched white bed sheets to his nurse and asked, “Would you call my daughter Janie and tell her that I have had a mild heart attack? She is the only family that I have.” His eyes welled up with tears and his respiration sped up…

RELIGION WITHOUT GRACE IS POISONOUS

By Kyle Idleman They both sinned, in very similar ways, with a very similar effect. You might say even oddly similar. Except the rest of their stories could not be more different. Why? Because one missed out on the grace of God.

WHEN YOU DON’T FEEL LOVED BY GOD

By Vince Antonucci  Hagar felt mistreated, abandoned, rejected, and absolutely alone, and so she ran. She ran, feeling like no one knew or cared what she was going through. What Hagar didn’t know was that God knew.