You don’t have to read very far into the New Testament to see just how important repentance is. At the beginning of John the Baptist’s ministry (Matthew 3:1-2), Jesus’ ministry (Mark 1:14-15), and Peter’s ministry on the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2:37-38), they all preached repentance.  So, repentance is absolutely foundational to our relationship with…

Do you feel like life has somehow forgotten you? Do you ever look at the filtered highlight reels of everyone else on social media and wonder what you did to deserve such a mediocre life in comparison? In a world that rewards the extraordinary, does your life seem painfully ordinary? In a world that applauds…

14 Absalom and all the men of Israel said, “The advice of Hushai the Arkite is better than that of Ahithophel.” For the Lord had determined to frustrate the good advice of Ahithophel in order to bring disaster on Absalom. 2 Samuel 17:14 There’s no shortage of advice out there. The trick is to find advice that helps you, not hurts you.…

Praying is good, but praying Scripture is much better. It’s asking God for things He’s already promised He would give you, it’s claiming promises that have already been made. Here are ten incredible Scriptures to pray over yourself: Romans 8:1-2. Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through…

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Josh Daffern

Born and raised in California, Josh graduated college from California Baptist University and spent two years as a missionary in Africa before coming back to America and finding the love of his life (Robin). Josh graduated from New Orleans Seminary with a Masters of Divinity and a Doctor of Ministry. Josh has been involved in full-time ministry for over twenty years. He enjoys hiking, beach volleyball, reading, playing anything competitive, and rough-housing with his kids. Josh, his gorgeous wife Robin, his outrageously handsome boys Zeke, Shepherd and Lincoln and his princess Elle, live in northern Virginia. Josh also blogs on Patheos as New Wineskins: an Apologist for the Modern Church and you can find links to all his content on joshdaffern.com. Enjoy the blog!

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