Done Deal

If Jesus Shared the Gospel …

Posted on

If Jesus shared the gospel with you, it might sound something like this: “There are two kinds of people in this world: those who are in the spiritual realm of Adam and those who are in Me.” “The fullness of God lives inside My resurrected body.” “And those who are in Me—through My Spirit—are automatically […]

Done Deal

5 Signs the Christian Song You’re Listening to Is Polluted

Posted on

If you subscribe to my blog and/or have been following my Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts, then you probably already know that I’m a devoted fan of the Christian band MercyMe. They have recently made headline news due to the fact that the movie based on the story behind their smash hit single, “I Can Only Imagine,” […]

Done Deal

The Secret to Savoring Christ’s Love

Posted on

As promised in my last regular post, “The Serious Business of Enjoying God,” I will be sharing a captivating “motion picture” my Beloved projected onto the movie screen of my mind almost ten years ago and how it’s still affecting me today. I completely understand if you are sincerely wondering, How do you know it was […]

Gospel of Grace

The Secret to Loving

Posted on

I am utterly convinced that, in order for a Christian to express the authentic love of God on a regular basis, he or she must consistently receive and enjoy (not earn) His genuine, unique love for his or her individual heart. In short, the secret to loving is living loved in Christ. Makes perfect sense, […]

Done Deal

This Ghost Is Way Friendlier Than Casper!

Posted on

Do you remember when there were only three TV channels and Saturday mornings were reserved for watching cartoons while eating your favorite breakfast cereal? One of my favorite cartoons was ABC’s Casper the Friendly Ghost. Casper wasn’t like the other members of his family and his friends. He didn’t like scaring people at all. In […]

Done Deal

Christian, Heaven Is Here & Now!

Posted on

Christian, what if I told you that you are already in Heaven—that you don’t have to wait until you pass from this life to go there? I understand if your brain is going tilt-tilt right now. Mine did too when I first heard this sounds-too-good-to-be-true news. But then again, the gospel of grace in Jesus Christ […]

Done Deal

Don’t Throw in the Towel!

Posted on

Have you ever felt like a featherweight in this boxing match called life? Are you being pounded by a daunting heavyweight opponent, also known as the pain and suffering that come from living in this fallen world? If so, you don’t want to miss this post on the message in “We Win,” the seventh track on […]

Done Deal

Bye-Bye Lies!

Posted on

The first time I heard “Hello Beautiful,” the sixth track on MercyMe’s album Lifer was in the spring of 2017. I had my earbuds in while I was walking around my neighborhood savoring the emergence of new life in its vibrant shades of green. The song right before it was “Even If,” Lifer‘s debut, award-winning single. (I […]

Done Deal

Because Life Ain’t Always Pretty

Posted on

MercyMe’s debut single, “Even If,” from their album Lifer has enjoyed sweet success since its release in February 2017. This hit song dominated the Billboard and radio charts with a 19-week streak at No. 1, received a 2018 GRAMMY nomination for Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song, earned a nomination for Top Christian Song by the 2018 American Billboard […]

Done Deal

Have You Heard the Best News Ever?

Posted on

If you are one of many redeemed saints who can thankfully and enthusiastically shout to Jesus, “You Found Me!” then “Grace Got You,” and you are now a “Lifer” in Him. And if that’s the case, it all started when you heard and responded to the “Best News Ever“—the gospel of grace in Christ Jesus. […]