3 Habits Every Christian Teen Needs (And Why)

Habits are so important for young Christians and the habits that you build as a teenager will shape the path and direction for the rest of your life. In this article, I’m not speaking to teens only,  I want to direct it toward young people. But, I believe what I have to say can be helpful and applicable to both young and older Christians.   Why are habits, specifically, so important though? Habits are important…

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Is God’s Love Really Reckless?

There’s a popular song being played on almost every Christian radio program and being listened to and enjoyed, by countless people.   The song is called, “Reckless Love” by Cory Asbury.   Here are the lyrics:   Before I spoke a word, You were singing over me You have been so, so good to me Before I took a breath, You breathed Your life in me You have been so, so kind to me Oh,…

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Why You Probably Need to Stop For a Moment

I’m sitting here outside, it’s a cool spring evening. Here in Michigan, the birds are active and chirping. Just a minute ago, I looked over my right shoulder in time to see a Robin bathing in a little pool of water. The water had puddled in a sled from this past winter.   It’s amazing to be able to sit here quietly. I hear nothing but birds chirping, the keys of my computer clicking as…

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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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CSB Reader’s Bible Giveaway!

CSB (Christian Standard Bible) is kindly sponsoring a giveaway for my blog to give away two CSB Reader’s Bibles. These bibles are really awesome and they’re great for everyday reading. The layout of this Bible is formatted without verse numbers, headings, or footnotes. This makes it super simple and easy for every day reading. I think you would love to have a copy of one of these bibles for your daily reading of the word.…

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