Just a Minute

By on Feb 21, 2017

My parents are big supporters of a worldwide ministry called Compassion International, an organization that works with local churches around the world to spread the gospel and give aid to children in areas of need. You can read more about them here. Recently when I was on break, my dad asked me to get lunch with him and a Compassion employee named Jim. We had a great time; we sat at a Claim Jumper for four hours talking about life. At the end of our lunch, Jim gave us a book called Just a Minute. The book is by Wess Stafford, the President Emeritus of Compassion, and I’m not exaggerating...

Book Review: Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart

By on Aug 24, 2016

I know, the title threw me off as well. How can anyone without any doubt know that they are saved? I’m certain that most Christians, at one point or another, wondered if they were really saved and prayed that prayer to have Jesus back. Every mistake, trying to get it right, each time trying to mean it. We all have had that moment when we felt like we prayed the right prayer and experienced a temporary spark of joy. But it would quickly fade when we would do something shameful, and we’d question it all over again. And so… we’d pray again. According to his book, J.D. Greear believes that if we...

Truth Matters Conference: A Fearless Faith – Sept 9th & 10th

By on Jul 29, 2016

“A Fearless Faith” The Truth Matters Conference is about bringing the truth of the Christian Gospel to light. We’ve designed the conference to help young people think about the credibility of the Christian faith and to train them to make a gracious defense of the Gospel. Jesus says in John 18:37, “For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world—to bear witness to the truth.  Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.”  The truth mattered to Christ because he said of himself that he was “the way, the truth, and the life”. We live in an age that...

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