[display_podcast] Matthew 6:31-34 (NKJV)Therefore do not worry, saying “What shall we eat, or what shall we drink, or what shall we wear?” for after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your Heavenly Father knows that you need all these things.But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added to you.Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow for tomorrow will worry about its own. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.You talk about a … [Read more...]
[display_podcast]Welcome friends to Life Coaching Truths with Reflections of Grace Ministries. Today we are going to talk about the 5th fruit of the Holy Spirit, which is patience. Hebrews 10:35-36 So do not throw away your confidence for it will be richly rewarded. You have need of patience so that when you have done the will of God you will receive what he has promised. This word patience means to persevere, bear up under...it is a quality of character that does not allow one to sur … [Read more...]
To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.org Christianity is an exclusivist point of view that there is only one true religion that leads to God. Therefore, by its very nature, it excludes other views. Of course, what many people would rather hear is a pluralist point of view: that all religions are somehow equally valid and get you to the same destination.Now, certainly, the exclusive Christian viewpoint is offensive to some, and what we Christians need to … [Read more...]
[display_podcast]Why is it so easy to talk about celebrities yet so difficult to talk about Jesus?When I think about what a “Christian” is, my mind tends to gravitate toward a staunch republican with white hair and white skin. He’s probably arguing about abortion or something.But when I think of Jesus, I don’t’ think of the white republican, but of the illustrations in the Children’s Bible that I carried around as a kid – so yes, briefly, I think of Jesus as a cartoon. That is, unti … [Read more...]
The Summit Lecture Series 21: The Problem with Pluralism: Is Christ the Only Way? with Brett Kunkle?
There may be no more controversial statement that we Christians will make then to claim that Jesus is the only way to God.You will find that people are going to take offense to this claim, but we should actually expect this. The Bible says in 1 Peter 2:8 that Jesus is “a stone of stumbling and the rock of offense.” It’s Biblical: we should expect people to get offended when we talk about Jesus. So, if you make the claim that Jesus is the only way, the response is going to be quick and fas … [Read more...]
[display_podcast]Suzanne Lederer leads us in connecting with God through Lectio Divina. Isaiah 49:14-16 (NIV)14 But Zion said, “The Lord has forsaken me, the Lord has forgotten me.”15 “Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! 16 See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me. Check out http://suzannelederer.com for a deeper look into the age old … [Read more...]