Repent and Believe the Gospel

It’s my last installment (!!!) of 30 Before 30. I would be sorely remiss if I didn’t end with this subject matter. And while I’ve alluded to spiritual disciplines along the way, I haven’t yet mentioned the most important event of my life. It is the single greatest (without sounding cheap) “bucket list” item anyone can ever experience. Because it lasts forever. It’s literally the difference between heaven and hell. Here it is: Repent and believe the Gospel. Continue reading Repent and Believe the Gospel

Iron Sharpens Iron

How would I have survived my 20s without friends, family, my church, pastors, and mentors? And how could I brave the uncharted road ahead without a faithful tribe? A key to life is having friends who are not merely fun to be around but also good at challenging us to grow in love, maturity, and godliness. Iron sharpens iron. Real Christian fellowship and discipleship are crucial to surviving life and any life changes or transitions. Continue reading Iron Sharpens Iron

You are my Treasure

“Indeed, the cost of nondiscipleship is great. The cost of believers not taking Jesus seriously is vast for those who don’t know Christ and devastating for those who are starving and suffering around the world. But the cost of nondiscipleship is not paid solely by them. It is paid by us as well.” A Call to Treasure Did you catch what Jesus said when he told the rich man to abandon his possessions and give to the poor? Listen again, particularly to the second half of Jesus’ invitation: “Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you … Continue reading You are my Treasure