Do Not Lose Faith: Why Some are Renouncing Their Faith

If you’ve been following any of the news headlines in the last few months there’s a good chance that you’ve heard stories of high-profile Christian leaders like Marty Sampson (Hillsong) and Josh Harris (author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye) who have renounced their faith. Some may see these stories as shocking or even as reasons to question their faith themselves, but the reality is that we should not be surprised at these types of events. Jesus told us to expect in the last days for faith to waiver in the hearts of people everywhere. “But when the Son of Man […]

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Jesus Often Withdrew to the Wilderness to Pray

A small green plant budding.

The Kingdom of God is righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit (Romans 14:17). As a believer, that’s what is available to us on a daily basis. However, we often find ourselves living quite contrary to that lifestyle. Instead of peace and joy, so many of us find ourselves swept away in worry, busyness and frustration. How did Jesus do it? He had the greatest calling and hardest path that any person has had to walk upon this earth. And yet he boldly proclaimed, “My yoke is easy and my burden is light.” “But Jesus often withdrew to the […]

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