God Is Not Finished With You

I believe many Christians will admit that they are not satisfied with their current relationship with Christ. Perhaps they are struggling morally in one or more areas in their life, and they can’t seem to get victory. Or maybe they feel inept to effectively do what they know God has called them to do in the […]

Speak the Truth in Love

Sometimes, it’s not what we say but how we say the things we do. One sign of Christian maturity is that we know how to effectively speak the truth. Hence, Paul the apostle wrote the following words to the church at Ephesus: “That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried […]

Trusting God in Difficult Times Is a Sign of Spiritual Maturity

Lifeway Research recently released the results of part of its Transformational Discipleship study. The attribute addressed in this portion of the study was that of “exercising faith.” The study measured the responses to a set of statements that were indicative of a person’s level of faith. According to the survey results, the longer a person […]

Why Christians Fail to Grow

In the book of Hebrews, the writer brings up an interesting church problem. He says,  “For when for the time you ought to be teachers, you have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of […]

Christians Need to Grow Up

What’s one of the biggest problems facing the nation today? It is a failure to grow up and become spiritually mature. At least that’s what nine out of ten pastors said during research recently conducted by The Barna Group in partnership with Living on the Edge. Many churchgoers and clergy struggle to articulate a basic […]