Daily Devotions

When I was a little kid, for some reason one summer day following a rain, the boys in our neighborhood gathered for an epic battle where we threw mud at each other all day. Today, the world feels like that...

Biblical Christianity requires black-and-white thinking because it’s dualistic, also known as binary thinking. From beginning to end, the Bible is thoroughly categorical. Satan and God. Demons and angels. Sin and holiness. Lies and truth. Wolves and shepherds. Non-Christians and Christians....

In high school, I was not a Christian. Some Christians in our large public school, however, wanted to change that. Year after year, we would have debate after debate. They would try to convert me, and I would try to...

Romans 8:6-7, “For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to...

“everyone who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven, but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in heaven.” - Jesus in Matthew 10:32-33 A while...

“In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I [Jesus] have overcome the world.” - John 16:33 Telling everyday people that I am a Christian—much less a pastor— ranks as one of the top 10 worst things to say at a party. It is a conversation stopper....