Music Review- Zach Williams, Dolly Parton: There Was Jesus

Gospel singer Zach Williams joins forces with one of Country music’s greatest legends Dolly Parton for a song all about their faith “There Was Jesus” featured on the album of the same name. It is written by Zach Williams, Casey Beathard, and Jonathan Smith. Zach Williams brings some strong encouragement with his music. From  “Chainbreaker”…

Music Review- Zach Williams: Empty Grave

Zach Williams was inspired when he wrote the songs “Old Church Choir” and “Chainbreaker.” The former is an amazing tribute to the sound of gospel music. The latter is an incredible message about Jesus Christ and the freedom he can give you. With “Empty Grave,” from his new album Rescue Story, he gives a tribute…

#AmReading – The Unexpected Adventure By Lee Strobel and Mark Mittelberg

Christian apologist Lee Strobel teams-up with author Mark Mittelberg for The Unexpected Adventure: Taking Everyday Risks to Talk with People about Jesus, a daily devotional. From the synopsis on Amazon: When we seize opportunities to talk with others about Jesus, days that start out dull and tedious can quickly blossom into exciting escapades. Written for…

Pastor Warns Of Progressive Politics In Church

Religious conservatives have often warned about Leftism and Progressive ideology leaking into the Church, replacing the Gospel with the virtues of SJWS. Bethel Church Pastor and author Kris Vallotton discussed this on his blog. “Are you ‘row, row, rowing your boat’ gently down a political stream called progressivism? Sociopolitical agendas promoted under the misnomer of…

My Top 10 Favorite C.S. Lewis Quotes

C.S. Lewis is one of the greatest Christian theologians and authors of the twentieth century. His studies, letters, research, and even fiction has created a legacy of inspiration for apologists and churchgoers alike. This was difficult, but I laid out, in no particular order, My Top 10 Favorite C.S. Lewis Quotes: “I am trying here…

Celebrating Palm Sunday 2020

Luke 19:28-40 (JB Phillips Translation) 29-31 Then as he was approaching Bethphage and Bethany, near the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent off two of his disciples, telling them, “Go into the village just ahead of you, and there you will find a colt tied, on which no one has ever yet ridden. Untie it…

Singer TobyMac Offers Tribute To Late Son At LA Concert

During his concert at L.A.’s Forum, singer-songwriter Tobymac shared an emotional tribute to his late son Truett McKeehan, who passed away in October 2019. The appearance was part of his “Hits Deep” tour. Variety reports that the six-time Grammy award-winning Christian singer told the sold-out audience that “it’s been hard” and he went through the…

10 Scriptures On Courage

Courage. It is hard to come by these days. Often, it is mistaken as the absence of fear, but it is actually doing the right thing while being afraid. As a Christian, I often turn to the Bible to help me find inspiration when I feel I lack courage. In no particular order, here are…

The Real Christmas Story: Matthew 1:18 – 2:12

Matthew 1:18 – 2:12 (ESV) 18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. 19 And her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her…

The Actual Christmas Story from the Gospel of Luke

Luke 2:1-20 1 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole empire should be registered. 2 This first registration took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. 3 So everyone went to be registered, each to his own town. 4 And Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee, to Judea, to the city…

Music Review- kalley: Oasis

Kalley Heiligenthal aka kalley, brings us her first single “Oasis” from her upcoming album Faultlines produced by Bethel Music. The song, according to the YouTube description, “No matter how dry or endless the wasteland around us, we have direct access to a wellspring of life living inside—Jesus Christ, the hope of glory.” This is what…

Music Review- Caleb And Kelsey: Hymns Medley

Anthem Lights singer Caleb Grimm and Kelsey Grimm come together for another husband and wife project. This time, the two of them are bringing together everyone’s favorite Christian hymns. This medley combines incredible works of praise and worship including: “Amazing Grace,” “Great Is Thy Faithfulness,” “Be Thou My Vision,” “It Is Well,” “Holy Holy Holy,”…