“Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to live worthy of the calling you have received.”
Before we begin, I would like to define the word prisoner and clarify what it means to be a “prisoner in the Lord.” Prisoner: a person captured. After Jesus died on the cross, he renewed the covenant between man and God that we broke: he redeemed us to himself. He captured our hearts and our souls so that we might remain in him and have eternal life. He wants to keep us with him: he wants to protect us. So when we are a prisoner of Jesus, we are captured and protected by him...Read more
This is the face I made when God told me that I would be going overseas for 2 years.
Now if you know me well, this was the last thing that was on my mind. When God made it clear to me that I would be going to Berlin for two years to work with youth, I laughed. I doubted. I shook my head thinking that He had made a mistake -- but God doesn’t make mistakes. He is perfect. You might be slightly curious how I got to this point: So this is the story all about how my life got flipped turned upside down. And I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you how I became a goer beyond...Read more