Why does God allow suffering?

You don’t have to live long before you experience intense pain. For me, I have given up trying to identify the most painful experiences in lifeā€¦ a friend killing himself, another dying from a painful disease, another being raped, marriages breaking up, violence, lonelinessā€¦ I could go on, but the real tragedy is that I am describing normal life on planet earth. . . . → Read More: Why does God allow suffering?

Does God exist?

The Bible says that God has put eternity in the hearts of men. In other words we instinctively know that there is more to life than what we can see, hear, touch or taste. But all the business in the world can’t take away that nagging feeling that there is more to life than the physical world. That’s why wherever you go in the world people are worshipping something. . . . → Read More: Does God exist?

Discipling

Being a disciple means being a learner and follower of Jesus. We are passionate about that process and want to grow together in being more like Jesus. . . . → Read More: Discipling

Can I be sure I’m a Christian?

Becoming a Christian, or being born again, is ultimately a miracle that God does. You don’t just wake up one day and say “today I’ll try being a Christian and tomorrow I’ll try Buddhism!” In fact what happens is that God comes to you and changes your heart (desires etc) and lives inside you by His Holy Spirit. . . . → Read More: Can I be sure I’m a Christian?

Enjoying grace 1

We just don’t “get” grace. We may know that God loves us and Christ died for us. We may be grateful for the life he saved us from and the future He has given us. Somehow, though, it doesn’t touch us. . . . → Read More: Enjoying grace 1

Enjoying grace 2

Last time we looked at overcoming our need for approval by bathing in God’s approval, having Christ’s righteousness. This time I want to tell you a story! Its about a superstar and a convict. . . . → Read More: Enjoying grace 2