How to Balance Showing and Sharing the Gospel

Note, Tim Utekal Wrote this post on the gospel as a guest author.  As Christians, it is our joy and privilege to share the gospel with others. We were brought from death to life through the power of Christ, and we’re clearly commanded in the Bible to share that miracle with the rest of the world. However, sometimes we fail to evangelize in the way Jesus calls us to. Here are two equally important things to…

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What You Say Matters

The way you choose to use your words is extremely important. Have you ever said something that upset someone or maybe came across the wrong way? Looking back, you probably realized you said something that was hurtful and you should’ve used better discernment with the words you spoke. I’ll be the first to admit it, I’ve done that many times. The thing is, sometimes your words are simply a reflection of your thoughts. Often what…

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5 Ways to Use Social Media For The Glory of God

// This was originally posted as a guest post on Salt and light Blog //   I did a little experiment recently. I went and browsed a few of my Facebook friends profiles, not to stalk them, but to see if I could tell they were a Christians by what they posted on Facebook.   The results were sad, but they didn’t really surprise me. Most of my friends maybe posted about something church-related, which would…

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Don’t be Afraid of Failure if You’re Glorifying God

I’m reading a book called “Crazy Love”, written by Francis Chan with Danae Yankoski. It’s about the radical, self-sacrificing, unconditional love of God for us, the God who is all-powerful and who created the whole universe. Francis Chan calls Christians to passionately love God, wholeheartedly and unashamedly, with all of our hearts. I’m about three-quarters of the way through reading the book and it’s provoking so many different thoughts. It’s definitely challenging me to think more about living…

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Finding True Joy in Christ This Christmas

Imagine for a moment that all you have is taken away from you. Everything you loved, everyone you loved . Everything Except for one thing, Jesus. If you imagine this, no home, no family, no food, no Christmas presents, no snow, not even donuts!    Only Jesus.   Would you be happy? Like, truly joyful? I don’t know what might go through your mind when you think about this, maybe you’re like me and are…

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3 Reasons to Live a Different Life as a Believer

Look guys, it’s okay to be different. Believers in Christ ARE different from the rest of human kind. They should be! But from my (maybe near-sighted and shallow) perspective of the world, it seems that most Christians, not all, but some are fearful of being different. It’s sad, and frankly it’s a great problem. Here are three reasons why it’s totally okay and important to be different from the world as believers in Christ.  …

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