5 Reasons We Struggle to Be a Friend of Sinners

Amazingly, Jesus, the most holy person to ever walk the face of the earth, was also known as a “friend of sinners.” (see Matthew 11:19) One of my pastors recently shared – out of all of the names and attributes of God throughout the Bible, there is only one that is actually attainable by you and me – friend of sinners. Since we are called to follow Jesus, it should be...

Spiritual Warfare is Very Real; Here’s 4 Proven Ways to Stand Strong

I’m not sure when the term “spiritual warfare” was coined, but in my research I’ve discovered it mentioned as early as the 1600’s. Spiritual warfare is depicted (without using the term) back to the writing of the New Testament as Paul stated: Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against...