Intro: On my birthday, John got me one of the greatest gifts that a Pentecostal could give – The Institutes of Christian Religion by John Calvin. I’m sure it was hard for him to even hold that majestic 2-volume McNeill & Battles edition. I started to read it before 2017 began. I want to share … More Reflection on The Institutes by John Calvin
The following piece was first written in July 2015. However, I believe its content is still relevant today. With a few edits, and some tightening up here and there, I hope this post can bring fresh encouragement to you, the reader. Enjoy! For the past few weeks, I have been battling with anxiety. It’s not … More Fighting uncertainty
Are you feeling distant from God? If so, that doesn’t mean He isn’t with you. Nor does it automatically mean that you’re doing something wrong. … More Do you feel distant from God?
“Am I content?” If I were to answer this, my answer would be yes. Being content, or being satisfied in life, wasn’t a struggle for me. I consider myself to be somewhat content. I don’t go out a lot, nor do I buy unnecessary items that I can’t afford. I buy clothes/shoes when I really … More Trusting to be content
Following Jesus doesn’t make sense apart from the belief that God is truly good and that He wants the best for His children. Here are three spiritual practices that help us to reflect on God’s goodness. … More Spiritual practices that help us reflect on God’s goodness
I would prepare myself by printing out a yearly reading plan of the Bible. And without a doubt, I fail at achieving my New Year’s resolution goal… While there aren’t easy solutions to this, I hope that what I have decided to do this year can bring some help to those who are struggling in a similar way. … More Reading the Bible in a year
Watching my father’s example, I learned that a godly man takes responsibility for his actions, especially when kids are involved. … More What my father taught me about being a godly man
A Calvinist and a Pentecostal walk into a bar…. What happens, you ask? … More One faith, different perspectives