The Resurrected Life

BY BRIAN RIDDLE Shortly after becoming a Christian over 6 years ago, I remember having a conversation with a friend of mine. We were talking about some of the stuff I had been working through spiritually and he asked me a question that for some reason has always resonated with me. He sought clarification, “…so…

8 Marks of a Maturing Christian Faith

1. Maturity moves away from a self-centered life and toward a gospel-simple, God-centered orientation aimed at God’s glory. Do I find myself concerned less and less about my kingdom and more about God’s kingdom? When I get upset is it because someone broke God’s laws or my laws? 2. Maturity moves away from a circumstantially…

Future Hope: The Church & Heaven

By Nate Garn As a Pastor one of the most rewarding yet challenging aspects of my call is to do funerals. Over the last two weeks I’ve done four completely different funerals for people who have recently stepped into eternity. Naturally, with this come lots of questions about eternity and specifically heaven. There are a…