Tell Me the Truth: Are We Saved by Grace or Not?

Tell Me the Truth: Are We Saved by Grace or Not?

I recently had a rather unfortunate debate on Facebook that revolved around a conversation I had with my son. I posted that I had told my son, people don’t go to heaven because they are obedient, they go to heaven because God is gracious and sent Jesus to die on...
How to be the Church of Grace

How to be the Church of Grace

The word “grace” appears over 100 times in the New Testament. One could easily say that grace is one of the most dominant themes of the New Testament. The apostle John began his gospel account by saying, “The law was given through Moses; grace and...
Are You Good Enough to go to Heaven?

Are You Good Enough to go to Heaven?

It seems there are a lot of people who wonder, “Am I good enough to go to heaven?” They wonder if they’ve done enough good, if they’ve helped enough people, if they attended worship services enough times, and if they have taught enough people...
Why the Church Struggles with Unity

Why the Church Struggles with Unity

My last post addressing the question, “Is it Time for Churches of Christ to Fellowship Other Groups?” has sparked a great deal of discussion concerning the issue of unity. I would like to share with you a thought about why I believe the church struggles so...
Stop Assuming God will Forgive Your Sin

Stop Assuming God will Forgive Your Sin

Imagine walking into an expensive restaurant and seeing an old friend, already enjoying his dinner. When you see the half-eaten feast on your friend’s table, you think to yourself, “Wow! He’s really pigging out tonight. That’s going to be huge...

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