The Christian life is often very busy, isn't it? Activity after activity fills the calendars of churches and the agendas of our lives. It can sometimes seem to gravitate to more and more doing, serving and doing some more. Even our times of prayer--whether together or alone--can veer off from proper focus. For example, instead … Continue reading How to Truly Live the Christian Life
As Christians we declare life with God is about relationship not religion. However we often still replace intimacy with God with another form of doing--getting answers to prayer in our quiet time or tangible results in the churches we serve. But above all else, we must seek to live out the truth of Christ: "Abide in Me.” It is only in this way that we will bear much fruit.
You and I are called to be people of intimacy with God. We were made for a close relationship with God through Jesus Christ. Though distractions abound, we are not alone: God's Spirit is our Help. The Lord is our first love and He loves us extravagantly. Despite life's challenges, our pursuit is this: be rooted in relationship … Continue reading People of Intimacy with Christ