Are you an animal?

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 “He is just an animal.” That is not a very nice thing to say. But sometimes it is not far from the truth. Sin is sub-human. God created us in His image. Not in the image of a dog sniffing the air for food or…. God made us to resemble Himself, morally and spiritually. The […]

Be Transformed by… Radical Measures

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I’ve always hated buddy rushes. “Buddy rushes?” What’s that? Buddy rushes are a form of military movement under enemy fire. It is a movement used to advance on the enemy. When under enemy fire it is important to have cover and concealment. And it is important to move quickly. Here is how the buddy rush […]

Be Transformed by… Gospel Motivation

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The first “action step” I want to look at is the most important. If this one isn’t understood the other ones probably won’t see a lot of action. First, an example from Timothy Keller. “Imagine that a baby bird falls from its nest in the sight of a fox. The bird cannot yet fly (hence […]

"But I don't feel transformed…"

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“Mr. blogger guy, hi, my name’s John Doe, I believe in Jesus but I don’t feel very transformed. I understand that we’re simultaneously saint and sinner but my sinner side shows itself a lot more often. I understand that we are holy, right now through Jesus, and yet called to be progressively holy. I, however, am not […]