We have all been adopted. At least, if you have chosen Jesus, you have been. You hungered after Jesus, you decided you wanted to be part of God’s family, and suddenly, you became a co-heir and a son. Paul explains this truth and the mechanism behind it in Romans 8:15-17, “For you did not receive the spiritContinue reading “You Must Know the Holy Spirit as the Spirit of Adoption”
Category Archives: Curriculum and Instruction
How did God draw me to Latin America?
There are some moments in life that can only be defined by freedom. Long before I knew Christ, a conversation with a friend in late elementary school changed the trajectory of my life. In viewing my outlandish behavior, my friend Glenda said bluntly, “I don’t think this is really who you are. I don’t thinkContinue reading “How did God draw me to Latin America?”
Heaven is the Fullness of Christ’s Reward, and he is Ours
“Record my misery; list my tears on your scroll — are they not in your record?” (Psalm 56:8) False and True Rewards It is hard to have a godly understanding of God’s rewards without having paid any cost. On the Earth, our understanding of rewards is dominated by physical possessions or consumables. Promotions, winning theContinue reading “Heaven is the Fullness of Christ’s Reward, and he is Ours”
An Excellent Spirit vs. Partnering with Decay
Will God be content with a partial offering of our lives?
Goodbye to Formal Education: Let’s be Tree Frogs
I am going to tell a story that I likely forgot to share in the hustle and bustle of last month’s adventures… Do you ever have those moments where you must definitively choose to close a door? As I quietly began to allow God to move me out of my teaching position this January, IContinue reading “Goodbye to Formal Education: Let’s be Tree Frogs”