38% of those who identify as evangelical Christian chose “I am a sinner and I work on being less of one” over “and I depend on Jesus Christ to overcome that.”
I have yet to hear from anyone who drinks how alcohol enhances anything or blesses anyone.
It sounds innocent enough, but this is secretly an insidious phrase.
Every married couple has exchanged vows which promise “til death do us part,” but for far too many marriages, their dreams of “forever” are crushed by divorce.
The seeds of lust can be planted in the mind of a child years before acting on them.
“Unwinding a hire is bad in the corporate world—it’s way worse in the church world."
“Every pastor needs to know that oftentimes we’re doing far too much stuff.”
"When you think of [Jesus] in his perfect state and we’re all with him in heaven, he’s the only one that’s going to bear scars, and he’s still perfect."
“Now is not the time for cowards or fence-sitters.”
"We like to throw these parties for people who are often overlooked or often under-celebrated, that couldn't pay us back."
“I think for Moses [the Promised Land] was always more than a just a piece of real estate. It was a place where God’s Kingdom was lived out on earth as it is in heaven."
“Paul’s discovery of God’s grace did not come through God’s blessing in the way that Paul would have wanted or Paul would have been looking for. It came unexpectedly. It came through disappointment. It came through discouragement."
A friendship with a fellow co-worker turned into a mutual attraction. I tried to pray it away. I tried ignoring it...