In January of 1974, I became a follower of Christ. Unfortunately, it was lusty path that led me to Jesus. My girlfriend was pregnant and the weight of my sin and selfishness sat heavily on my spirit. Ken Frech, a brother twice, first in the Sigma Chi house at the University of Maryland, and then … More Sometimes, Conversion is Slow
We are to become a people who live passionately for and like Jesus. If we aren’t becoming that, something is wrong. The C.S. Lewis quote above comes the article “True Conversion and Wholehearted Commitment: Foundations of Discipleship” by Thomas A. Tarrants, III, Directory of Ministry, C.S. Lewis Institute.
Well reasoned testimony of a former atheist’s long journey to faith in Christ. Long, but worth every second of your time. If you doubt your Bible, your faith, the coherance of your faith, this might be just what you need to gaze at the cross with renewed joy. If you have a friend who has … More Former atheist astrophysicist, Sarah Salviander, explains her journey to Christianity.
Hear this former hindu priest’s story and marvel at the work of Project India and my friend Terry Ivy. Hindu Priest Comes to Christ He who lived for demons now lives for Christ and is training to be a church planter.
Monday is for Discussion Looking more closely at what God did with the Ethiopian Eunuch. Here are the facts as we know them: He is from Ethiopia (vs. 27) He is a Eunuch (vs. 27) –probably by choice rather than physical cutting or birth else he would not be able to enter the Temple (Assuming … More Learning to Trust the Spirit from the Ethiopian Eunuch
Thursday is for Discipleship Yesterday you led a friend to Christ. It was a genuine conversion. He saw his sin. He saw his Savior. He desired the Kingdom and when it all came together, he embraced the King and the Kingdom, repented of his sin and placed his faith in the resurrected Christ and His … More So He Converted. Now What? (or What do you feed an infant Christian?)
People who believe in Christ ought to be changed. They ought to exhibit characteristics of having moved from the kingdom of darkness to the kingdom of light. Or am I off target? For more see … Does Conversion Always Produce a Change of Affection and Behavior?.
Making Better Disciples J.D. Greear, who I have much respect for, had a post the other day that I had a slight disagreement with. The post was titled, “Am I Really Saved?” He shared how a mentor had helped to settle in his mind that he really had believed in Christ by directing his heart … More Does Conversion Always Produce a Change of Affection and Behavior?
Weekend Links Short list of links. Good ones though!. Have a great celebration of the resurrection this weekend. HE is Risen! HE is Risen Indeed. Engaging with Culture and Politics Obama Budget is Defeated 414-0! (Mike Shedlock) The Lottery is a Suicidal Scam and Beneath the Child of God (John Piper) One Minute You Can’t … More Obama, the Lottery, ObamaCare, Five Reasons to Take a Nap; Atheist Conversion and more
Friday Musings A truly converted life is a life that is infused with the missio Dei. Being on mission for God is always word and works, proclamation and compassionate action, herald and healer. If we care only for social justice and never give voice to the Jesus Story—the gospel narrative of redemption and the call … More A Truly Converted Life