A Lesson on Grace from Les Miserables

The grace offered to us by the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross is one of the most difficult aspects of Christianity to accept and live under. Often we are trained, or train ourselves, to think and believe we have to be better, work harder to earn God's gifts and His grace. Nothing could be … Continue reading A Lesson on Grace from Les Miserables

“My Life and Money”: Part 3- Where I Go From Here

Responsibility for the Next Generation- What are we going to do? We hear stories of people coming out from the lowest places to do amazing and wonderful things in life. But we also know some people who grew up with a "silver spoon" in their mouth and was just as successful as the person who … Continue reading “My Life and Money”: Part 3- Where I Go From Here

“My Life and Money”: Part 2- How to Get Out

Getting Out: Sacrifice and Vision You have 2 choices when you are stuck in a difficult situation. You can comply or you can challenge. One of the biggest aspects of getting unstuck from an awful situation is to first realize you are stuck in an awful situation. Then second, believe there is a way out. … Continue reading “My Life and Money”: Part 2- How to Get Out

“My Life and Money”: Part 1- Up From the Ashes

A few weekends ago I had the privilege of spending a few days with my dad’s brother and his family in the area they grew up; the Jersey side of Philadelphia. I have heard stories of where they grew up, but those were all just stories to me. It was not easy to picture what … Continue reading “My Life and Money”: Part 1- Up From the Ashes

What Are You Doing With Your Life?

I was meeting with a friend a few years ago at a coffeeshop and we were talking about what was happening in our lives, at school and what we were working towards. The conversation was light and we were enjoying the company of one another. But the conversation made a turn and my friend began … Continue reading What Are You Doing With Your Life?

Relevant Evangelism

Evangelism is the reason the Good News of Jesus Christ spread throughout the world. Yes, Jesus’ life was shocking to the culture and challenged the mindset and level of comfort people of faith felt. He was radical and His life changed lives. But what made His influence spread was evangelism. Jerusalem was where Christianity started … Continue reading Relevant Evangelism