Tag: Christian Living

Ad Astra: A Film Review

Ad Astra is a great film. It is not a teenager-targeted blockbuster space film that relies more on explosions, locker room humor, and sex appeal to hold the audience's attention. As relieving as mental “junk food” can be after a stressful d...

Sermon Notes: 10-Minute Seminary: David Guzik on Sermon Prep

Sermon Notes: That is the final component in this miniseries on sermon prep. “My big exhortation, especially to younger preachers/teachers, is that you should experiment with different methods to find out what suits you best.” – David Guzi...

Live Life: Discipleship Book Available Now

Live Life is a simple and concise discipleship book. It targets four of the main issues every believer faces after receiving Christ. It is uniquely designed to be a follow-up and follow-through book that equips believers in their faith. It ...

An Unexpected Mission Field

As we begin a new season of “Living Grace,” host Cheryl Brodersen invites guest Miray Jaksa to share about her unexpected mission field through parenting her lovely daughter with special needs. Although there are rough seasons, Miray shares...

How Do You Measure The Success Of A Worship Service?

I walked to my car disappointed. I found myself wishing our church family was more engaged. More hands in the air. More passionate singing. More of an obvious, visible work of the Lord. Our Measure of Success My experience after a rece...

Our Great Creator: A Study in the Book of Genesis

Have you ever asked yourself, How did I get here? Where did everything come from? What is the meaning of it all? The answers to these questions and more are found through studying the book of Genesis. The word Genesis means origin, source...

Christianity & Culture Series: Science and Christianity

“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.” - Albert Einstein The Warfare Scenario The world today seems to operate under the presumption that science and religion are both combatants in an apocalyptic struggle ...

Expositors Collective Podcast

Interviews and messages designed to help you understand, apply and teach the Bible with power and clarity to this generation. Click on the above graphic to listen to the latest podcast episode. *** The Expositors Collective is a growing ...

Living Grace Season 7 Launch: Living in God’s Providence

Welcome to a new season of “Living Grace”! We are excited to launch this season with guest Nancy DeMoss Wulgemuth. As Nancy articulates, God is writing your story. Be encouraged that not only does God write your story, but He will also RIGH...

A September 11th Tribute

On September 11, 2001, I found myself near the bottom of the Twin Towers in New York City. Back in 2001, I was a 19-year-old student attending New York University, who had walked away from the Lord. Despite my rebellion against God, the Lo...

The Bahamas: Hurricane Relief

Praying for the Bahamas We are praying for the Bahamas and the victims of Hurricane Dorian. If you wish to support the disaster relief and receive more information, please click on the link below. Donate

Marty Sampson And The Frailty Of False Faith

Marty was my favorite. I came up as a worship leader in the days of Hillsong United's early albums. Joel, JD, Jad, Marty and Matt were like The Avengers for worship leaders. Everyone had their favorite, and Marty Sampson was mine. After ...

The Link: 09.03.2019

"A Successful Pastoral Transition, And Beyond- Pastor Bill Walden"– Poimen Ministries"Our vision is to strengthen senior or lead pastors. We believe as we do this it gives the church a better opportunity to be even more fruitful and make a ...

"Contented: In All Things Peace"

"A lot of people are asking, 'Is this all there is? Is this it?' Like a drug, the benefits of power and money are transient, and one always needs another fix. Until a person can step out of this paradigm, happiness will remain elusive." - D...

2019 Canvas Conference

"By design, the Canvas Conference stands at the intersection of theology and creativity. Our hope and heart in this venture is gospel-oriented and gospel-driven. We want to help build strong theological foundations for the artist and, likew...

Calvary Chapel Worship Leaders Conference 2019

We would like to formally invite you to attend the Calvary Chapel Worship Leaders Conference, November 11-14, 2019, held at the beautiful Murrieta Hot Springs Conference Center. Come and be refreshed and encouraged in your ministry and cal...

Relevance, Worldliness, and Contextualizing the Gospel

Contextualization or relevance? Are they the same thing, or is there really a difference? Theologically speaking, there is, but they aren’t in opposition. Maybe they’re like cousins, close like family but not quite siblings. For example, I ...