"For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain." --Philippians 1:21 Has anyone every read this verse and gave a hearty amen to it? For most Christians, we probably have. We have read this verse and agreed with it saying, "In my life, I am solely focused on Christ and in my … Continue reading I’m Not There Yet (Growing Up with Philippians Pt. 3)
A voice inside of our head likes to tell us that we need to become more "spiritually mature" to share the Gospel, but that is not true! A sign of spiritual maturity is sharing the Gospel. You share the Gospel to become spiritually mature, not become spiritually mature to share the Gospel.
What age makes you an adult in America? I asked this question last night in youth and got many different answers: 16 because a license, 17-18 because of graduation, 18 because of legal abilities, 21 because of more legal abilities, the age when you have to care for someone else, and list goes on. One … Continue reading Spiritual Adolescence (Growing Up with Philippians Pt. 1)
It amazed me that while this man had many problems in his life, one of the greatest was loneliness. This conversation reminded me that we can give money, food, and shelter to everyone who needs it. None the less, we still can neglect some of their core needs: love and community.
Most likely you have seen a Facebook or Youtube video by a guy named Simon Sinek talking about millennials in the work place. If you have not seen it, then you can check it out here. Sinek gives his views on some characteristics of millennials and how their upbringing has shaped and formed who they are. I … Continue reading Millennials and the Church