When we reduce God to a scarecrow—that doesn’t move and doesn’t talk but merely scares us into obedience—we lose the power and joy that only come from knowing Him. It’s in knowing God that we find and experience the power that will eventually make our world right. And it’s in knowing God that our hearts can find their deepest joy.Read More / Listen
Our faith isn't in lifeless principles. Our faith is in a living God, who's been seen on earth, who lived, who died, who resurrected, and who's still available to us today. Talk to Him. Relate to Him. Share with Him. Enjoy Him. Have fellowship with Him!Read More / Listen
If the gospel of Jesus Christ doesn't offer us hope for our sexuality, then it's no good news at all. Jesus offers us freedom from our enslaving desires for physical pleasure. He does so by offering us pleasures beyond our wildest dreams.Read More / Listen
We want it. We gotta have it. We claim to have it. But what is it?
Faith is our confidence in God's good favor towards us because of Jesus. It's what enables us to draw near and reap the rewards of being in God's presence.Read More / Listen
It's one thing to know who a celebrity is—"Isn't JJ Watt amazing?". It's another to have met the celebrity—"It's JJ! I know him!" And it's yet another for the celebrity to know us—"Hey, Zack! It's great to see you again!"
That's what is on offer from God. He wants to know us. He wants to recognize us from across the room. He's as excited about us as we've ever been about anyone. And I'm not sure there's any better news.Read More / Listen