We have inherited the riches beyond our wildest imagination, but continue living on our old budget, penny-pinching our way through life with God. In the early 20th Century, a woman named Hetty Green died, leaving behind an incredible fortune. By today’s figures, it’s estimated that she was worth over four billion dollars at the time of her death. She was … Read More
Have you heard the powerful stories that have been shared as a result of the blockbuster film, I Can Only Imagine? Stories of forgiveness, healing, and redemption have poured in since the Erwin Brothers film made its’ box office debut in 2018. Reaching thousands and selling out theaters across the country, I Can Only Imagine tells a story that captivated audiences … Read More
While many of us have found redemption through Jesus, there are thousands of people in the world who think their life is too messed up for them to be loved and redeemed by God. As a pastor, I meet people like this nearly every week. One person who stands out in my mind is a guy named Ryan. Ryan was … Read More
Pastors are supposed to be thick-skinned creatures, called and equipped by God to withstand the fiery darts of Satan-whether they manifest in the outright hostility of an unbelieving culture or the thinly veiled criticisms of a dissatisfied churchgoer. But, if you ask any pastor who’s been serving the Church for more than 10 minutes, they will have a handful of … Read More
Some songs only take a few minutes to write. Others take an entire lifetime. In this post, we recount the story of Bart Millard’s traumatic childhood and the radical grace that transformed his abusive father into his best friend. Out of that transformation and the hope, Bart found following his father’s untimely death came the double platinum hit, “I Can Only Imagine.