We are a new creation in Christ. Nevertheless, the old power of sin still wages war against the Spirit within us. We are in a soul-forming process by which the Spirit puts to death in us the deeds of the flesh. It is vital, therefore, that we remind ourselves who we are as fruit-bearers in the Spirit.Read More
It is easy to forget that we are called to have a personal intimacy with Jesus Christ. We may have head knowledge, but we need more than that.Read More
How do you discover your spiritual gifts? In this process, it is essential to trust in the Father, abide in the Son, and walk by the Spirit.Read More
We are saved and become Christians by believing in the atoning death and resurrection of Jesus. However, in order to grow and become mature as Christians we must abide in Him.Read More
“Trust and obey” (the fifth essential in this series) are words so simple, so basic, that their importance can easily escape us. As the primary expressions of faith, though, they’re vital to grasp.Read More
In today’s smartphone-addicted, image-obsessed, success-driven society—where naturalism, materialism, and postmodernism reign and may even have (to some degree) unconsciously snuck into our own thinking—how can we live the Christian life? How can we stay in touch with God while being bombarded by a world so ubiquitous, so alluring, and so distracting?
The solution (and the premise of Ken’s book) is twofold.
Trusting and Training
Dr. Boa talks about overcoming the barriers to living in God’s presence that arise from the fact that we belong to two worlds.Read More
Dr. Boa teaches from John 15 and other passages to explain how practicing God’s presence by training in spiritual things relate to abiding in Christ and will lead us to bear fruit.Read More
Dr. Boa continues his discussion of the metaphors that describe the responsibility of the believer in sanctification: walking in step with the Spirit, abiding in Christ, renewing your mind, walking by the Spirit, praying without ceasing, running with endurance the race before us, presenting our bodies as a living sacrifice.Read More
In his Wednesday Morning Men’s Fellowship class, Dr. Boa introduces some of the imagery and metaphors associated with living in God’s presence on an ongoing basis: abiding in the vine, walking by the Spirit, setting your mind on the Spirit, rejoicing always, praying without ceasing, running with endurance.Read More