Faith. Nothing could be easier than responding in faith when things are easy. But when faced with impossibilities, our natural response is seldom belief and faith. I am one who will admit that faith is not a natural muscle. I don’t always feel like being faith-filled. And some of you reading this feel the same […]
I grew up in Sunday School and have been exposed to the Bible all my life. One would think that after so many decades of being exposed to scripture that it would all make sense to a Christian after so long. That’s hardly ever the case. One of the scriptures that really confused me for […]
Wired into every individual is a deeply-rooted desire to know one’s place. Everyone is dying to know what their calling is, and to find it is one of life’s highest priorities. What is your calling? I’ve asked many people that question. Many times I get blank stares as replies. We admit it’s important that we […]
Almost every time you hear a teaching on idolatry, you’ll hear the speaker say “Anything can be an idol. Even something as good as ministry!” It’s actually even a church cliche. But what does it truly mean to make ministry an idol? I’ve spent a good fourteen years of my life serving in ministry. Four […]
Hong Kong Disneyland- I’m writing this halfway through what’s going to be our small families first (of many!) out of the country travels. This is also Alexa and Ces’ first vacation abroad. As I write this, a few thoughts are running through my head mostly excitement and nervousness. Excitement because of the itinerary and nervousness […]
When was the last time you had a bad day? For some of you, it might have been last week. For others maybe it was just yesterday. And still for some you might be having one today. Oh how you probably wish that you would have less bad days than you do. What if I […]
There’s no questioning the importance of following Jesus if we want to move forward in life. In Victory, we’ve been going through a series called “Forward.” In this preaching series, we’ve been looking at the importance of following Jesus, fishing for the lost and remaining in fellowship with believers if we want to grow.
The character of Peter in the New Testament is one of the most pivotal and foundational. It doesn’t take an in-depth study of church history to know how important Peter was to the formation of what would become the biggest movement of all time- Christianity.
Have you ever been in a situation where you were out of options? Maybe you got into a circumstance that was out of your control, got into financial problems, had issues in your relationships or lost a business or job. We’ve all experienced getting into an unpleasant situation where there was no way out. No […]