Advent is a season of remembrance, and few things fuel us more than to remember, "For God loved the world in this way .
Jesus Is the True Friend
This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone
How God’s Love Transforms Our Relationships
Throughout my life, all of my biggest struggles shoot out from the same root. Whether it was years of being addicted to
What does “freedom” mean?
What does “freedom” mean? I recently asked a group of high school students this question. After some discussion and
Depend on God’s Mercy
A few weeks ago, just before our worship gathering started, our pastor pulled a few of us aside to pray. As we gathered
What Do You Mean You “Love” God?
I really didn’t want to go to hell. I suspect my peers felt the same way. Those of us who grew up in the post-Jesus
How to Love “Others”
As a second generation Filipino-American I am very aware of my “otherness”—whether it’s at church on Sunday which
What Does Discipleship Look Like in Real Life?
In the 1984 movie, The Karate Kid, Pat Morita starred as Miyagi. He develops a relationship with a young man named
The Best Foundation for Marriage
We’ve been sold a bill of goods about what love is. Like products advertised on late night television that look amazing