Month: February 2017

FBC Post: What is Spiritual Growth?

FBC Post: What is Spiritual Growth?

What is spiritual growth? We hear this term all the time in Christian circles, but what does it really mean? Spiritual growth can be simply defined as the continual process of being conformed to the image of Jesus Christ. The call of a believer in their life is to continually be conformed to the image of Christ. But how is this accomplished? And is there a “best” way or more “efficient way of doing so?…

FBC Post: The Gospel in the Church

FBC Post: The Gospel in the Church

A lot of us think of telling others the Gospel and think of evangelism. Yet, Paul often talks about how we need to be reminded of the Gospel within the context of the church. It’s not just the access of salvation, it is the life of a Christian. Yes, it’s how we are saved, but it does not end at salvation, the Gospel is how we live our faith and pursue righteousness. The Gospel is still needed in the church…

FBC Post: Emotions are Proof of God’s Existence

FBC Post: Emotions are Proof of God’s Existence

We, human beings, dwell on abstract beauty and have emotions. We can feel, and not just vague feelings of sorrow like a dog whimpering after he is disciplined for chewing on its master’s slippers. Humans can feel intensely, we are passionate beings. Why is this?…

Puritan Prayer: “Love”

Puritan Prayer: “Love”

As many of you know, I enjoy reading Puritan prayers. I find that the emotion and poetry inside these passionate prayers lifts my spirit and help me feel the weight of our Infinite God. This week I thought I would post a prayer that really affected me as I looked around and saw the hurt and hate in the world, I was reminded of the deeper love of Christ. I hope you find this as encouraging as I did…