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

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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,” […]

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This Ghost Is Way Friendlier Than Casper!

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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 […]

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Christian, Heaven Is Here & Now!

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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 […]

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Why Every Christian Should Be Doing the Happy Dance

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I double dog dare you to try to sit still while listening to “Happy Dance,” the most fun-loving song on MercyMe’s Lifer album. It might even be the most fun-loving song in all of Christendom. (It would get my vote!) And if this ditty doesn’t get you dancing, there’s a good chance that you are wearing concrete […]

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Don’t Throw in the Towel!

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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 […]

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Bye-Bye Lies!

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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 […]

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Because Life Ain’t Always Pretty

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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 […]

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Have You Heard the Best News Ever?

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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. […]

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Has Grace Got You?

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If grace is a party, there’s no doubt in my mind that MercyMe’s 2017 album, Lifer, will be chosen as the official background music for it. It’s not at all hard for me to imagine Jesus, the saints who have gone before me, and a heavenly choir of angels celebrating up a storm to this […]

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Come out, Come out, Wherever You Are!

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If you’ve been following my post series on MercyMe’s 2017 album, Lifer, then you already know its backstory and the message in the song, “Lifer,” which is the first track on the album. In today’s post, I will be sharing the exhilarating message in track 2, “You Found Me,” and how it speaks to me. With […]