WWUTT: What is God’s Will for Your Life?

What is God's will for your life? Well the Bible says: Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (1 Thessalonians 5:18) Not the answer you were looking for?That's probably because what you actually want is to have your fortune told.Many ask about the will of God as though it's the Christian equivalent of ”wishing upon a star”. When they talk about God's will for their life, what they're probably talking about is the hopes and dreams they hav … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 192: THIS is Why

[display_podcast]If you have ever asked yourself any of the age-old questions like... What’s it all about? Why am I here? What is my purpose?If you have ever asked yourself these or similar questions, then you are in for a treat in this week’s PODCAST. Because in this podcast, you will get the answer to these most-important questions.So let me start with a news-flash for you. One of considerable consequence. Yet one that you will not find to be surprising at all. … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 142: Ministering Spirits

[display_podcast]Many years ago I heard a message about how the angels of God are there to do our bidding.  God didn’t leave us powerless. Are they not all ministering spirits sent forth to serve, for the sake of those who are to obtain salvation (Heirs of Salvation)? (Hebrews 1:14) So, I started to put some things together in my head.  If the angels are there to serve us, God’s own people, through salvation in Jesus, then what is stopping me from calling on their services when I need them? … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 191: Of Slugs and Kings

[display_podcast]Not to be clichéd! But if the words, “Mission Accomplished” ever meant anything to anyone in any situation, they absolutely apply here in John 17.As you are about to hear in this PODCAST, this is the moment, courtesy of John, now forever frozen in time.The singular moment toward which all of human history, going all the way back to the Garden of Eden, had been slowly but steadily building.The seminal moment from which the remainder of human history, down to our pr … [Read more...]

Story Team Weekly: The Author and Perfecter

Bitia Buenrostro was born on November 13th, 1984 in the tiny border town of Brownsville, Texas. Much of her youth was spent carpooling back and forth across the border into Matamoros, Mexico. Summers were full of youth group adventures, family dinners, and plotting her illustrious Quinceañera, a life event that rivals the importance of a wedding day to a little girl in Mexico.Just before she entered fifth grade, Bitia’s parents withdrew her and her little brother from the private school in Br … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 190: Jesus’ One Worry Concerning YOU (and Me)

[display_podcast]On this Thursday night of Jesus’ final week, mere hours before the crucifixion, Jesus was worried about His disciples.And as you are about to hear in this PODCAST, He was worried for a very good reason.I don’t know if you have ever associated the word worry with Jesus, but as you will hear, in this case, at this time, in this place, that word worry is most appropriate.Don’t worry (pun intended). I’m not trying to get all psychoanalytical on you. I am not fluent in … [Read more...]