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It is natural to seek magic kingdoms of influence and wealth. Jesus challenges us to seek the power of the Holy Spirit not a magic kingdom.

Seeking a Magic Kingdom

It is natural to seek magic kingdoms of influence and wealth. Jesus challenges us to seek the power of the Holy Spirit not a magic kingdom.

2 Things to take to the bank about God

2 Things about God to Take to the Bank

Life is uncertain, which means your faith can also be uncertain. It’s why they call if faith. Without doubt you can’t have faith. So let me give you two things you can be certain of today, tomorrow and for your life. Here are two things you can take to the bank about God. 1. God […]

Miracles are in God’s hands

Miracles: Remember Your Role

Reading the amazing stories of Jesus in the Gospels, we often forget our role. We aren’t Jesus. We don’t work miracles. Remember your role.

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Growth in the Messy Middle

The middle is always messy. It’s why we love beginnings and endings. But while the middle is messy, that is where growth happens.

Kindness is the open door leading to repentance and relationship.

Kindness = Repentance + Relationship

God wants relationship. His nature demands repentance, but God longs for relationship. What does your picture of God look like?

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Between the Dead and Living

Sin destroys, so we need salvation. Thousands of years before Jesus, a man ran into danger showing us what was needed for the entire world.

The unsexy truth about working out is it is hard. The same is true about Christianity: obedience is required

Obedience: The Unsexy Power Generator

The unsexy truth about Christianity is obedience. Obedience is what generates power in my life that changes the world for good.

Christmas: the heart of generosity

Christmas: the Heart of Generosity

Christmas is a season of giving which reflects the heart of God. Generosity is God’s nature. Do you reflect God’s heart of generosity?

Genesis and the Lights of Christmas on AndyBondurant.com

Genesis and the Lights of Christmas

The very first words of Genesis tell the pattern of human history. Those words remind us of why we love Christmas lights and a warm fireplace.

Photo of communion or the bread and the wine by James Coleman on Unsplash.com

Communion: Graham Crackers and Juice Boxes?

Why does communion matter? It is much more than just the bread and the wine. It’s about covenant, but it also is all about the bread and wine.