Love One Another

““A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.“ (John 13:34, NIV) It seems our country is more divided than ever…politics, race, even gender are issues that pull Americans apart.  It’s even true in the church, to some degree. A friend of mine pastors […]

America’s “Self-Terrorism”

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. We love because he first loved us. If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not […]

The Great Struggle

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you, for those in Laodicea, and for all who have not seen me in person (Colossians 2:1, HCSB). One of Paul’s favorite analogies for the spiritual life is in the realm of athletics. The word “struggle” here is used elsewhere in the […]