The Gospel Beyond John 3:16

The way of “Jesus-only” is narrow, yes. But you can’t find a more open, wider chance to put one’s name on the guest list to eternal life...

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Literal Words on Faith

"If you have faith like a mustard seed, you would say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and be planted in the sea'; and it would have obeyed you.

How Do WE … Come To Jesus?

To want forgiveness without being willing to repent is like clinging to the outside of the ark, holding your breath, still in love with everything that’s underwater. John’s “bear fruit in keeping with repentance” calls for change on the outside--change even AGAINST what the culture has come to accept as The Way Things Are.

What’s in John’s Name?

Herod and Herodias were a family. One family member was willing to listen to John, the other wasn’t. God’s law is like that. Some people can’t stand it, while others are curious and actually like to hear it. Herod liked listening to John.

We Must Answer Well

Please, no witty or snarky comments. Kids are asking real questions. They want real answers. And real answers are not belittling, nor fun-poking, nor requiring an apology. Real answers also aren't often very short.