Blog: No Longer Lukewarm

Analogies

When Christians Face the “Marshmallow Test”

In the 1970’s, Stanford University conducted a research project involving four-year-old children, marshmallows, and the idea of delayed gratification. The results of the experiment were later shown to be indicators of how successful those same individuals would be when they grew up. Recently it occurred to me that God has His own version of the… Continue reading When Christians Face the “Marshmallow Test”

Lessons to Learn

3 Lessons from Those Who Didn’t Pray, Believing

Matthew 21:22 says, “And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.” The Bible is filled with examples of people who prayed for things, believing they would receive them. In the Old Testament, Elijah prayed for rain, Daniel prayed for understanding, and Jeremiah prayed for God to take vengeance against his enemies.… Continue reading 3 Lessons from Those Who Didn’t Pray, Believing

Points to Ponder

3 Reasons Christians Should Not Forsake the Assembling

When you talk to Christians online these days, more and more consider themselves “unchurched.” That means that they actively believe in God and even serve Him but are not affiliated with any local congregation. Some say that God has called them out of an apostate church and hasn’t sent them anywhere else. Some just say,… Continue reading 3 Reasons Christians Should Not Forsake the Assembling