Greatest of All Time

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Christians call him John the Baptist because he baptized Jesus and a bunch of others as Jesus began his ministry. Jesus called him the greatest of all time.  “Truly I tell you, among those born of women there has not risen anyone greater than John the Baptist …” (Matthew 11:11). John had been preaching that the kingdom of God was …

Jesus Makes It Personal

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

What an amazing world of high tech we live in! You can go online and get a uniquely designed logo for your small business, become an ordained minister, or take medical lab tests without ever talking to a real person. But then you need to talk to a real person about your phone bill, so you call and get an …

Jesus, Come As Messiah

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Believers respond to difficult circumstances with patient waiting and confidence that, at just the right time, Jesus will fix all that is broken in our lives.

You Must Do This

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Jesus doesn’t exaggerate often or speak as if your hair is on fire. Yet in these words he lays everything on the table. If there is one thing to do as a follower of Jesus, this, according to Jesus, is it: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. For whoever …

Top GIFs of 2022

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

GIFs are wildly popular among us. Admit it, you searched for a GIF when texting “happy birthday” to your friend, or when sending an “I’m sorry” to your sister.  These snapshots of our culture feature emotional moments from entertainment or sports, iconic movements of celebrities, and tributes to beloved experiences. And we love using them to help express ourselves more …

How Will You Be Judged?

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

We judge all the time.  When you’re driving and approach an intersection, you judge whether or not it’s safe to turn. When you’re shopping on Black Friday, you judge between two TV’s as to which is the better deal. When your two kids come down the stairs crying and fighting, you gather some quick evidence and then judge what went …

This Is Jesus

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Here’s how the Bible describes Jesus. It’s a prophecy through Isaiah, where God the Father promises that God the Holy Spirit will bless God the Son to save us.  “The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the …

God’s Words About God’s Word

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Finish this statement with the first description that comes to your mind: God’s Word is ___________. What if I’d ask you to come up with 65 more descriptions? Could you? I think I might be able to offer a couple dozen, maybe, on a good day. Today I’d like to share with you a list of 66 words that describe …

Jesus, Come As Judge

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

There’s a new King in town. That king is Jesus, and he uses his wisdom, might and understanding to do something we need to better understand. To judge.

Here is Harmony

Pastor Daron CrossLife Blog

Hostility is everywhere, and getting worse. With my friends, I’m praying hard for it to end. But how will that happen? It is God’s work. God reconciles—brings together—all kinds of people with different opinions and backgrounds by bringing them first to the cross of Jesus. Here is how it works. Sinful hostility died when Jesus died on “the cross, by …