How four secret ingredients is able to ignite and sustain an authentic Christian life

Want to know the four secret ingredients to a happy and sustaining authentic Christian life? Sure you do, especially if one is struggling with a crisis of faith, doubt, or moderately curious as to what the Christian life has to offer them. These four secret ingredients are simple and practical. Want to boost your faith … More How four secret ingredients is able to ignite and sustain an authentic Christian life

What is the Gospel?

Gospel – what does it mean? For the Christian, it means the Good News. It is the summation of Salvation. Yet, is there more to this understanding of the Gospel? Pastor Rob Stewart of Ballard Church explores the Gospel and what it means through the lenses of the Epistle Paul wrote to the Christians in … More What is the Gospel?

Where Have All The Christians Gone? – Identity Fulfilled

Guest blogger Colleen Batcheider writes this on August 8, 2014 Where Have All The Christians Gone? – Identity Fulfilled. Here is an excerpt of the article: Christianity calls for distinction of character, difference in action and determination of lifestyle. It is a decision that stems from belief and is evidenced through faith. We have raised a … More Where Have All The Christians Gone? – Identity Fulfilled

{Talk to me Seattle} “Come Follow me” – The Call of Christ

Today, many people are like the Pharisees when they say, “When you are able to change your life and comply with the particular rules that are established then you are able to change and are able to join and follow us.” Yet, instead it is Christ’s message that says we simply get up and follow after Him and in so doing, we are able to change our lives through the power, love and relationship cultivated through Jesus Christ. … More {Talk to me Seattle} “Come Follow me” – The Call of Christ

How religious pretense is a danger to authenticity

Within the cultivation of an authentic Christian lifestyle, there is a sacred religious piety that evolves within the individual. This piety is not fulfilling any type of rote of religious practice. Piety is the hallmark of one’s reverence toward that which is sacred and holy. There is genuine piety in a person’s relationship with a … More How religious pretense is a danger to authenticity