Frank Viola

Frank Viola
FRANK VIOLA has helped thousands of people around the world to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ and enter into a more vibrant and authentic experience of church. His mission is to help serious followers of Jesus know their Lord more deeply, gain fresh perspectives on old or ignored subjects, and make the Bible come alive. Viola has written many books on these themes, including God's Favorite Place on Earth and From Eternity to Here. His blog, Beyond Evangelical, is rated as one of the most popular in Christian circles today.
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    A Nicodemus Moment

    “They may hold PhDs in theology or ministry, but that doesn’t count for a toot on a tin whistle when it comes to knowing Christ…”

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    50 Things the Holy Spirit Does

    Read through this list and ask the Holy Spirit to work in your heart in each of these ways.

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    5 Intriguing Reasons Why People Are Leaving Your Church

    It's a lot more complicated than that they just "don't like it."

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    Warning: The World Is Watching How We Christians Treat One Another

    Disagreements can be healthy and helpful, but don't let them descend into misrepresentation and personal attacks.

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    7 Reasons Why Christians Abandon the Faith

    Once-devout believers leave the Christian faith daily. What exactly is driving that?

  • Keep the Love On

    Following Jesus Christ is counter-intuitive. Always has been. In His famous “Sermon the Mount,” Jesus teaches that life in the Kingdom of God is antithetical to what most mortals think and feel. For instance, if someone attacks you, Jesus says don’t defend yourself nor retaliate. If someone mistreats you, forgive them. If someone offers sincere […]

  • My Favorite Heroes of the Faith

    Young men and women are looking for heroes. The same is true for Christian young men and women. We need heroes to admire and look up to. We need heroes who can inspired us . . . people who have gone ahead of us. We need men and women of God upon whose shoulders we […]

  • Haters Gonna Hate

    If you are making an impact on people’s lives, you will . . . (not might) . . . attract haters. So if you don’t want any haters in your life, don’t speak, don’t write, don’t blog, don’t podcast . . . oh, and don’t breathe. Haters are either fueled by jealousy, low self-esteem (which is trying […]