• When You Pray to God, Don’t Take “No” for an Answer

    Trouble. Time to pray. It was a bad situation and getting worse. You prayed – earnestly, sincerely, agonizingly – you…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • How To Break Free From a Life of Guilt and Shame

    ~BOOK REVIEW/RECOMMENDATION~ Christy Fitzwater knows a thing or two about guilt and shame. It’s like she has a target, right…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • Why You Should Keep Faith . . . When Life Throws Its Worst At You.

    His feet thumped across the lawn and pounded up the steps as I instinctively glanced at the time. 5:50 am. (we’re early risers!) Why is…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • THE HARD EDGE OF GRACE – Is the Jesus Preached in Your Church Leading People to Heaven or Hell?

    Some people can’t be helped. Jesus Christ is one of them. Many Christians today are committed to the idea that,…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • Is Hate Ever Appropriate for the Christian? Is It Ever Required?

    Hate? Not us. We’re Christians. We’re not supposed to hate, are we? I still remember the prof at Multnomah Bible…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • How to Trade Anxiety & Fear for Hope & Peace

    Voices we listen to . . . they’re powerful, aren’t they? And, not just the voices inside the heads of…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • Modesty and What My 12 Year Old Son Has To Do with How You Dressed Today

    Show up with your personal standards and you are automatically deemed to be judging others who don’t share your conviction.…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • Can Young Children Repent and Be Truly Saved?

    As parents, sometimes we do the wrong thing for the right reasons. Take the salvation/conversion of kids. Often eager to…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • Why Jesus Was Not a Good Man . . . and why that’s a problem

    There’s a problem with the Jesus of the Bible. He says ludicrous things and makes outlandish claims. So, is this…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • 7 Truths for Conquering Sin in the Believer’s Life {NEW VIDEO SERIES}

    Is falling into sin your inevitable fate as a Christian? If You Think Wrong, You’ll Never Live Strong! Consequently, what…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • Hallelujah – We’ve all been radically saved.

    It’s not Christmas but if you want to turn your heart in praise to God for what He has done,…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
  • Why Normal People are Curious about 50 Shades of Grey

    Timing is everything in a culture that is on the make for the next buck. And 50 shades of Grey…

    By Matthew L. Jacobson
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