What does “victory in Christ” really look like?

We’re all familiar with Philippians 4:13, which says “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” For many of us, Paul’s statement has become a daily encouragement, a rallying cry to success. It’s used in any number of situations: “I can survive this crisis.” “I can win that race.” “Anything I choose to … Continue reading What does “victory in Christ” really look like?

Did Jesus really hate religion?

I want to address what many believe is the most diabolical, despicable, hateful word we can possibly use in 21st Century Christianity: Religion. Seems that way sometimes, doesn't it? Anyway, to do that, I'm trying something a little different. Since my thoughts on this were a little more in-depth (or in preacher-speak, I "ran long"), I … Continue reading Did Jesus really hate religion?