Jesus heals the leper

kristie Discipleship, Love

Many of my favorite passages in the Bible are accounts of people being healed and scriptures on healing.  Maybe this is because I am a physician, or maybe I became a physician because I was so compelled by stories of healing.  I love hearing testimonies of miraculous healings, and even more so, seeing them personally. Why? Is it seeing the …

In Pursuit

chad Love, Revival

Why should I pursue Him?  I know that Christ died for me and one day I will go to heaven.  Why spend time in pursuit of Him when I know that I already have the promise of heaven?   I pursue Him because He has called me and given me a divine purpose. I pursue Him because there is more.  I …

No Fear

chad Faith, Love

Fear and anxiety have a way of controlling many areas of our lives.  It is time we choose to live in love rather than fear. Fear is not meant to have any place in our lives.  You were created to live without fear. Fear didn’t exist until sin entered mankind.  In the garden Adam and Eve walked freely with no …

Altar Culture – Redemption part 2

kristie Culture, Love, Redemption

Welcome back.  Let’s continue our discussion on redemption.  Previously we had talked about the definition of redemption-  The action of regaining or gaining possession of something in exchange for payment, or clearing a debt.  We had been stuck in our sin.  In the old covenant men were required to sacrifice animals for blood was required to cover their sins.  However, …

Altar Culture – Redemption part 1

kristie Culture, Love, Redemption

Redemption.  What does it really mean?  If you look it up in the dictionary you get the following:  The action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil.  To many Christians this is where our understanding of redemption stops. Our debt for sin has been paid and one day we will get to go to heaven.  However, if …