Why Christians need to stop saying "But That's Jesus..."
Jesus’s life was a dizzying series of supernatural healings, brilliant teachings, and actions that seem to defy understanding. It was so incredible that if we’re not careful we can catch ourselves saying, “But that was Jesus…”. We think that we are speaking out of humility when we say that we could never do some of the things Jesus did, but I would propose it's actually a subtle form of pride. Confused? Let me explain. We have been taught that to elevate God, we have to talk
How The Prosperity Gospel Misses The Mark and What It Gets Right
I grew up in a church that scoffed at people who subscribed to what they called the prosperity gospel. This gospel says that through Jesus you can and should expect blessings in your finances, health and every other area of your life. As I grew in Jesus, my perspective towards the prosperity gospel actually went through a shift towards what they preached. I was confronted with the fact that I believed that God wanted me to be poor and didn't care about my physical needs. This