The right tone to use when sharing Jesus

Read: 1 Peter 3:15-17 Talking with our friends or family about faith can be challenging. Often the conversation can turn into an argument and people can quickly become upset or offended. Many years ago, an Australian social researcher wrote that if we directly attack...

How do we respond when people ask us about Jesus?

Read: Acts 1:8 What would be the first thing you would say to a friend if they came to you asking about Jesus? Would you say that Jesus is a friend? A historical figure? A religious leader? Perhaps you’d give them a lesson in the Bible. It’s an important question to...

To change our culture, we need to know our culture

Read: Acts 17:16-34 Have you ever wondered why Christianity flourishes in some countries, and then struggles to grow in others? Perhaps this is because every culture is different. Right from when the message was first preached in the book of Acts, the challenge for...

Celebrate Past Victories

Read: 1 Samuel 17:34-37 When David heard Goliath’s threats and insults, a righteous indignation rose up in his chest. He knew he had to do something. His sense of call and his courage caused him to begin asking the men around him what the king would do for the man who...

Ignore Critics and Face Fear

Read: 1 Samuel 17:28-29 Not everyone was excited to see David at the battlefield or to hear him ask questions about fighting the giant. David’s oldest brother, Eliab, became angry at David and accused him of having wrong motives. Eliab assumed his little brother was...
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