Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic church has declared Pierre Favre, who lived from 1506 to 1546, a saint. Why am I writing about this? Why does this matter? Certainly this is not the most important thing going on right now. But with Time Magazine declaring Pope Francis " Person of the year"... Continue Reading →
Conversations: Asking Jesus Into Your Heart
A conversation that is growing in the Christian circles is the one surrounding the sinner's prayer and the phrase "asking Jesus in to your heart" to be forgiven of sin and receiving eternal life. Is it biblical? Is it the right practice for evangelism? There are people who deeply love Jesus on both sides of... Continue Reading →
What Does It Mean To Have Faith?
"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." - Hebrews 11:1 (ESV) Hebrews 11 is a relatively famous chapter in the New Testament. In this chapter, the writer lists numerous examples of people who had faith in God. Often when we read about these people we imagine them... Continue Reading →