“The most essential education for our youth today to gain, and that which will fit them for the higher grades of the school above, is an education that will teach them how to reveal the will of God to the world.” Messages to Young People p. 172 Im struck by the strong language used in … More Revealing God’s Will
You’ve heard the saying: Pray and read your Bible. Its supposed to be a magical fix for every problem, the answer to every question. But how? What makes the Bible different from the Book of Mormon, or the Quran, or the Bhagavad Gita? How can we know that the Bible really contains the truth about the … More What Makes The Bible Special?
There are so many ways and opinions on how to study the Bible, and in my opinion, as long as you’re studying it, you’re doing it right. When I first started studying the Bible in November of 2013, I didn’t know where to start, what to read, or how to study. I decided to start … More How To Start Studying Your Bible
So whats the difference between mediocre and radical? My question stems from wanting to be more authentic. Ive been wondering, what makes someone become a monk? Or a nun? What motivates anyone to become a missionary to some random islands no one has ever heard of? Ill be honest, I don’t know very many of these … More Get Radical
So many times I find myself questioning things. Holding back from my full potential. Trusting in myself. So many times I fall and cry out, thinking no one is there to help me up, wondering how long Ill be stuck on the ground. Faith. See heres the thing, Ive seen God work in my life … More Practical Faith
Theres something beautiful that happens when we choose to be obedient to God. He enlightens us. The way I choose to live my life is very backwards at times. I get lost in my own desires, I focus on myself and what is good for me, and I forget how to surrender. God has this … More First Fast
I used to wonder: “What does it mean to be a Christian?” Some will say: “Being a Christian means following the Ten Commandments.” Or “being a Christian means going to church every week.” But how does Christianity shape our daily lives? How does it become practical to us? When we are shopping for groceries at the … More Christ-Like
The Word of God says that God rested on the seventh day after He had made everything good. According to ancient calendars, and also the Spanish language, today, Saturday, is the day that God blessed and rested on. It just so happens that today is the summer solstice, the beginning of summer, the longest day … More Summer Solstice