WHAT YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND ABOUT TAKING UP YOUR CROSS

WHAT YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND ABOUT TAKING UP YOUR CROSS by Michael Horton for Core Christianity Editorial note: In Episode 394 of Core Christianity, How Do We Take up Our Cross?, someone asked, “In Mark 8:34-38, when Jesus calls his disciples to take up their cross, is this about our discipleship? Can you explain what Jesus means by this?”Mark 8:34–38 says,  And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.  For…

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‘It’s Amazing’: Something Incredible Is Happening to Thousands of Texas Prisoners

‘It’s Amazing’: Something Incredible Is Happening to Thousands of Texas Prisoners by BILLY HALLOWELL for Charisma News Only God can effect true heart and life change—and Pastor Stephen Wilson knows that all too well. When Wilson accepted the Lord into his life, he also voluntarily turned himself into authorities and served a two-year prison sentence for a past crime. After his release, he jumped into ministry, and hasn’t looked back. Now, he’s helping others find Christ by planting churches inside Texas prisons. “I never really thought about prison ministry until I walked…

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