Since God Loves You As You Are, He Won’t Leave You As You Are

A common phrase we hear today is “God loves you exactly as you are.”  This statement is both 100 percent correct, yet so often used in 100 percent the wrong way.  On one hand, this statement is absolutely true. God absolutely loves you exactly the way you are right now. He knew you and the … Continue reading Since God Loves You As You Are, He Won’t Leave You As You Are

Is Your Faith “Ineffective and Unfruitful”?: The Danger of Undiagnosed Spiritual Decline

"For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ." 2 Peter 1:8 We recently started a new sermon series at Rock Haven Church in the books of 1 and 2 Kings. These books, found in the Old Testament of … Continue reading Is Your Faith “Ineffective and Unfruitful”?: The Danger of Undiagnosed Spiritual Decline

God Makes Growth Possible … And Five Other Truths About Growing In Christ From Colossians 2

"...to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ."Colossians 2:2 A couple weeks ago I had one last meeting with a guy I’ve been meeting with almost weekly through ATLAS for the past few years. During that meeting he said, “I really thought I’d be … Continue reading God Makes Growth Possible … And Five Other Truths About Growing In Christ From Colossians 2