Editor’s note: One chief reason www.ChristNow.com exists is to reshape and sharpen how God’s people see the full extent of Christ’s supremacy at this very moment so as to seek and serve all we have in him.
My Message About Christ Last Week to the Thousands in Times Square David Bryant Imagine this: You’re standing on a stage erected on the plaza in Times Square in the heart of New York City. Evening is falling. Lights dazzle from all directions. Thousands of people, many from other nations, have come to investigate one of the most famous spots […]
Puppet Master or Chess Master? How Does King Jesus Reveal His Reign in Your Life? Like Christians everywhere, I’m sure you find great comfort in your walk with the Lord Jesus Christ when you read these words of promise about Jesus in Romans 14 (emphasis added): To their own master, servants stand or fall. And they will stand, for […]
In this second installment, I want to show you the way out of the nightmare scenario we explored in Part 1—the way to reverse the “crisis of Christology” and prepare God’s people to not only survive but also THRIVE for the glory of Jesus in the midst of “The Coming Great Shaking.”
This blog post is adapted from a message I gave in late January to 300 leaders at the 30th annual, 48-hour Pastors’
Prayer Summit in New York City.
JESUS: What if We SEE Him the Way We SAY Him? Salvatore Anthony Luiso [EDITOR’S NOTE: Words clearly matter when it comes to how we speak to others about Jesus. It shapes how they respond to him. But it also matters for you because the ways you refer to Jesus shape the ways you reverence Jesus and respond to him […]
Prayer for a Nationwide Christ Awakening for the Healing of Race Relations in America How to Use This Prayer Pray it during your regular morning prayer time. Pray it with your family at the dinner table. Pray it with your Bible study group or Sunday school class. Pray it as a pastoral prayer on a Sunday morning […]
It seems the language of warfare is on the paper’s front page, the news programming on cable TV, and in everybody’s Twitter feed.
Meet Him Again Start your day with a Christ-filled tweet! Would you like to reshape how you see Jesus? How you enjoy him? How you live for him? How he ministers to others through you? Believe it or not, one daily tweet that gives you a greater vision of Christ can deepen your entire relationship with him for the rest […]
FULLY ALIVE TO THE GLORY OF CHRIST What makes “Great Awakenings” extraordinary seasons of “Christ Awakenings”? David Bryant Death Valley is an expansive desert in California, known as the lowest, driest, and hottest location in all of North America. It is a barren, desolate place that holds the record for the highest recorded temperature in the Western Hemisphere—a mere 134 […]
Join in This Prayer for the Outpouring of Christ Upon America An Introductory Word from Steve Hall For the past 35 years, I have been earnestly praying like what you are about to read here. It’s a prayer for the Spirit of the Lord Jesus Christ to be poured out upon the Church in America—a prayer for revival—a prayer for a […]
How Does God Answer My Prayers? In THREE WAYS—and Always for Jesus’ Glory Do you know that biblical praying is most of all a “spectator sport“? What do I mean? Well, have you ever kept a prayer journal? Many Jesus followers do. A prayer journal is where you write the prayers you offer each day, entering them in the left-hand column. Then, […]
Let’s Create a “Christward Culture”! It’s the Ultimate Hope of America. It’s the Mission of ChristNow.com. David Bryant This past week, David French, the bold and thoroughly evangelical social/political commentator and TIME magazine columnist, took a fresh look at crises rising inside the Church in America. In his essay titled “Character Is Destiny,” I noted especially the words at the […]
Here’s a free, simple, but exciting tool to help you express your love and devotion to the Lord Jesus during Ten Days of Praise! “Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!” (Revelation 5) One day soon, one way or another, all Jesus followers will find […]
There’s Distinctive Praying All Across Our Nation: “It’s the Most Hopeful Sign Of Our Times! The evangelical historian Dr. J. Edwin Orr earned three Ph.Ds in the study of Christ Awakenings of the past. After nearly sixty years of research, one of his major conclusions came down to this: Whenever God is ready to do something new with his people, […]
Our Disturbing Paralysis: When And How Christ’s Reign Frees Us! So many Christians today are overwhelmed and overloaded as they try to live for the glory of Christ. The immensity and complexity and urgency of the challenges that come at us from all around us end up paralyzing us emotionally and spiritually. At times it seems as if we’re on […]
What Makes Your Hope In Christ So POTENT Henri Nouwen, priest, professor, author, and minister to the disabled, teaches in his book With Open Hands that there are three requirements of those who hope in Christ We must constantly assume that with Jesus, there is always something new about to happen. We must remain ever vigilant to Jesus as he continues to take us where we’ve […]
Would You Like to Revolutionize Your Life in Christ? Move beyond ATOMIC habits. Develop seven new ASCENSION habits! The first thing I do every morning, as soon as I throw off the covers and my feet hit the floor, is open the curtains of the two windows in my bedroom to check out the weather. This happens every single day […]
How APOCALYPTIC HOPE conquers all of life’s catastrophes What is “apocalyptic hope”? Hint: The word “apocalypse” means “a dramatic revelation.” This kind of hope can be yours right now! And, boy, don’t all of us need it? Have you heard the “fire bell in the night?” National surveys in April uncovered millions of Americans who have concluded our nation is currently […]
How BIG Is Your HOPE? As Big as Jesus Ruling on His Throne? After the year we’ve all been through, we’re all in a desperate need to be replenished. Frankly, many of us are “sunk in a funk!” We’ve become downright skeptical—even cynical—not only about politics but about life in general. We feel lost, wandering—with few meaningful expectations for ourselves, […]