EmotionallyUnhealthySpirituality

Emotionally Unhealthy Spirituality

by Pete Scazzero Article is taken from Chapter 2 of the book Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. Article is reposted with permission. Jay, one of our church members, recently shared with me: “I was a Christian for twenty-two years. But instead of…
EnlargingtheSoul

Enlarging the Soul through Grief

By John Stumbo A friend of mine in Nebraska says, “Grieving well enlarges the soul.” I don’t claim to be an expert on this subject—as in someone who has studied the subject thoroughly and has scientific/psychological/serious data behind what I…
Feed Yourself

Feed Yourself: Milk, Meat and Malnourished

By Steven Furtick This article is reposted with permission from www.stevenfurtick.com. One of the greatest critiques of the American Church today is it’s malnourished. Some would even say it’s our most pressing problem. When most people voice this complaint, the…
Path to Healing

Path to Healing: Ancient Lessons from the Diseased

By John Stumbo His name was Naaman. He was an unlikely candidate to become an example for us. First, he was a military commander for the enemy of God’s people. That’s not the first place we’d expect to find God…
Finanical Healthy Spirituality

Financially Healthy Spirituality

By Rich Villodas At New Life Fellowship Church, where I pastor, we spent six weeks in a message series titled  Financially Healthy Spirituality. The thesis of our series was, “It’s impossible to be spiritually mature, while remaining financially immature.” The series…
Jesus Plus Nothing

Jesus Plus Nothing: Gospel Freedom

By Shawn Kennedy One of the greatest temptations we face as followers of Jesus is to add things to Jesus for our identity, source of salvation or primary sense of satisfaction. The truth of the gospel is that it really…
Jesus Did Not Say

10 Things Jesus Did Not Say…

By Perry Noble This article is reposted with permission from www.perrynoble.com. Jesus made it pretty clear in John 13:34-35 as to how the world would know we are His disciples. “A new commandment I give to you, that you love…
Why God?

Why God? Life’s Most Difficult Question

By Joshua Straub There are grandmas. And then, there are Me-maws. I had a Me-maw. As a boy I went to her house often. Special moments were Sunday’s after church when my family got together and turned the peaceful ambience…
What is the Gospel

What is the Gospel?

By Shawn Kennedy When you think about words that are used, abused and highly misunderstood in our culture today, one word in particular rises to the top. It is the word love. I am not sure if you have noticed…