The Joy of Jesus in Us!

“Joy in Jesus!” That was the theme of the retreat that Kristi and I led for a church staff earlier this week. We’d like to invite you into the afterglow of this retreat by sharing a short Scripture meditation with you. Imagine you and I are standing in a vineyard with Jesus and his disciples.…

A-B-I-D-E: The Experience of Knowing Christ Today

What does it really mean to know Christ today? Knowing Christ is not mere head knowledge about the Bible and Christian doctrine. Nor is it just having emotions. To know the Lord Jesus Christ certainly includes intelligent thinking and having feelings, but it is primarily a spiritual experience with the reality of the living God.…