Who am I? Why am I here? What should I do? Who do I serve? How should I live? Continue reading
Posted in Church, Church Leadership, Church membership, Disciple-making, Discipleship, Missions
Tagged Followers of Jesus, Meaning of life, Mission, Purpose of life, true disciples, why am I here?
Why do we exist? We cannot escape this question. Continue reading
Posted in Creation, Glorify God, God as Potter, Image of God, Meaning in life, Meaning of life, purpose, Seeking God, Wisdom
Tagged Purpose of life, What is the meaning of life?, Why do we exist?
A first century person would have been incredulous about placing a picture of a cross on anything. There was no greater symbol of death and utter humiliation than to hang helplessly on a cross! Being hung on a cross would have been considered a waste of life. Continue reading
What would life look like if we had renewed zeal to “… be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you” (Hebrews 13:5). Continue reading
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Tagged Contentment, Discontentment, frustrated with stage of life, New radical, Parenting, Purpose of life, Young moms
“Meaning is not a luxury for us. It is a kind of spiritual oxygen that enables our souls to live.”
3 necessities for living a fulfilled life Continue reading
Posted in Life, Meaning in life, Meaning of life, Passion, Praise, purpose, Religion-not the answer, Seeking God, Wisdom
Tagged Meaning of life, Purpose of life, what is the purpose of life?, Why do I exist?
There are surprisingly few places to turn for thoughtful answers to the deeper questions about suffering, life and death. Continue reading
Posted in Afterlife, All religions the same?, Anthropology, Atheism, Atheists, Bible, Bible from God, Bibliology, Birth of Jesus, Christian worldview, Christianity, Common grace, Conflict, Culture, Culture of Honor, Death, Death of Christ, Depravity, Evil in the world, Fear of death, Final judgment, Forgiveness, Hamartiology, History, Hope?, Human depravity, Human dignity, Humanism, Jesus Christ, Meaning of life, Morality, Narrative, Origin of Bible, Origin of Sin, Philosophy, Problem of evil, Progressive?, purpose, Restoration, Salvation, Selfishness, Sin, Suffering, Theodicy, Worldview, Worship
Tagged Evil in the world, Meaning of life, philosophy of life, Purpose of life, Worldview
We are cruel to ourselves if we try to live in this world without knowing about the God whose world it is and who runs it. Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Atheism, Atheists, Christian worldview, Christianity, Contentment, Creation, Cynicism, Depression, Despair, God's Heart, Gospel, Gospel-centered, Hope?, J. I. Packer, Life, Meaning in life, Meaning of life, Pain, purpose, Questioning God, Reconciliation, Religion-not the answer, Restoration, Seeking God
Tagged don't need God, life without God, Meaning of life, Purpose of life, Seeking God
You meet someone and ask the familair question, “So, what do you do?”
Our answers to this common question can lead to much deeper issues. Continue reading