Frank Viola

Frank Viola
Frank Viola is a popular conference speaker and the best-selling author of numerous books on the deeper Christian life, including "Revise Us Again," "From Eternity to Here," "Epic Jesus," and "Jesus Manifesto" (co-authored with Leonard Sweet). His blog, "Beyond Evangelical," is rated as one of the most popular in Christian circles today: www.frankviola.org If you wish to comment on this post, please post it directly on www.frankviola.org
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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 […]

  • Don’t Make This One Big Ministry Mistake

    I believe that Jesus of Nazareth was the greatest Man who ever lived. Paul of Tarsus, Mary of Bethany, John (the apostle), Lazarus, and Peter were also “great” individuals in my book. However, if you interviewed the folks who met Jesus, Paul, Mary, John, and Lazarus at the time, you’d discover that relatively few of those folks […]