Tag Archives: sin

Roosters and Redemption

Recently, I had a conversation with my sons about what it means to deny Jesus.  My 11-year-old told my youngest the story of Peter denying Jesus the night Jesus was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane.  I think that is the image we think of: to deny Jesus means we blatantly say we don’t know […]

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It’s Not Going to Be Perfect

I like things to go a certain way. It’s a flaw. I have struggled with it, wrestled with it, my entire life. I have prayed for God to take it away. I have made a conscious effort to change my actions, my attitude. I honestly don’t know how to shake it. At the most inconvenient […]

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Facebook Appropriate

In our culture, it is all too easy to sit behind a glowing screen and keyboard and say whatever we think or feel.  There is this sense of entitlement to be able to express ourselves without any accountability.  What we post, “like” and “share” on Facebook is there for the world to see and can […]

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Do You Hate Sin?

When Christ enters our lives, there is a radical change.  We are not who we once were.  In fact, we are the opposite of what we were.  We have moved from the kingdom of darkness to the kingdom of the son He loves (Colossians 1:13).  Yet, it seems that so often we do not properly […]

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Is the Standard Too High?

We are living in a culture where sin is accepted and even legalized, but we are not the first people who have been surrounded by darkness.  Every civilization has endured the same struggles.  From the Old Testament, to the early church, to America today, there is no new sin.  Yet, when I log in to […]

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