Unchained - Noel Jesse Heikkinen

Key Life
Monday March 6, 2017

holy spirit jesus sanctification theology

The Bible tells us that it was for freedom that Jesus set us free. How’s that working out for you? Do you still feel chained by sin and guilt? You’re not alone. Join Noel Heikkinen on SBE for a discussion of his new book, ‘Unchained: If Jesus Has Set Us Free, Why Don’t We Feel Free?’

Laughter in the Dark

Key Life
Friday November 4, 2016

holy spirit incarnation jesus salvation

What’s life all about? What’s the point of enduring all the darkness? Is there a God? Does he care? Does he love? Take two minutes with Steve, and you just might hear the joyful laughter of God spilling over into a sour world.

Freedom, Joy…and Dancing

Steve Brown
Wednesday July 27, 2016

holy spirit

Somewhere we have missed something very important about the Christian faith. What we believe is called the “gospel,” and that means “good news.” It has to do with an elusive thing called joy, and somewhere in our efforts to be good and to make others good, to be faithful, and to be holy, we have lost the joy.

Grace Is Just a Door

Erik Guzman
Tuesday June 7, 2016

holy spirit jesus scripture theology

Sometimes I wake up at two or three in the morning with thoughts racing, unable to go back to sleep. I’ll often pour a bath in the middle of the night and float in the dark. Sometimes I have to write my thoughts down to get them out of my head or I won’t be able to relax, so I grab my phone and start taking notes. That’s where this little devotional came from.

Seeds from a Trinitarian Tin Cup

Erik Guzman
Tuesday April 26, 2016

doctrines of grace holy spirit jesus theology

By his Spirit, this Triune God delights to invite us into the eternal joy of the Godhead, into Love himself. Grace is the door to the Trinity, and it’s always open. Single-person gods can’t offer that. They don’t make us their children. At best they make us their servants, but most of the time they make us their slaves.

Getting Better by Not Trying Harder

Chad West
Tuesday April 12, 2016

holy spirit sanctification

Far from what a lot of highly worried religious folks think, we grace people do have a deep affinity toward ethics. We just don’t lie down and take the petty, authoritarian, moralistic silliness some people try to say is integral to the Christian faith. (I’m looking at you, works righteousness.) And I don’t think you can have a decent discussion about Christ-like ethics without talking about sanctification—the process by which we become more like Christ.