Why Most Prescriptions For Spiritual Growth Fail

In this short clip from John Ortberg, the case is made that God never works on two people the same way. Ortberg says that our growth in Christ will never look the same as someone else's. Then why are the prescriptions for spiritual growth so standard? Let's say that I am trying to become more... Continue Reading →

The Reliable VIM

From 2002-2006, my wife and I did intense work at an inner city ministry. Leah ran the kitchen and I volunteered with various ministries and efforts. One thing that I tried to do was meet with some of the men who had recently become followers of Christ. We tried to meet a couple of times... Continue Reading →

How Christ Made Me A Better Person Pt. 1

In the last post, I expressed that the best path to personal change is first through Christian spiritual transformation and development. Here are some examples in my own life of personal changes coming as a result of the work of Christ in my life. - Become a nicer, friendlier person - Initially, I come across... Continue Reading →

3 Myths of Spiritual Growth

Have you made a New Year's Resolution? According to George Barna, only 19% of Americans are definitely planning on making resolutions ┬áin 2011 despite the fact that 61% have made resolutions sometime in the past. Barna's report also states that 49% of those who have made resolutions in the past have seen no lasting change.... Continue Reading →

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