Top 14 Posts Of 2014

Top 14 Posts of 2014

2014 has been a great year for Before The Cross. We had over 174,000 views on our site and have received more emails and comments from you than any other year telling us how God has impacted you through what you have been reading. Our YouVersion Bible Reading Plans have been doing great as well!

We want to glorify God in everything we do by sharing the love of Christ.

Thank you all so much for supporting and reading Before The Cross! We look forward to what God has in store for us in 2015.

Here’s our 14 most popular blog posts from 2014:

14. The Pros and Cons of Christian Fads

Christian fads will come and go and we must be careful not to idolize them or judge them in the process. What is God showing us through these fads?

13. Can You Take A Compliment?

Have you ever noticed what happens when we take a compliment? Chances are we look away almost ashamed in the process. Why is this? What does the Bible say?

12. Why Is Repentance Important?

When we don’t repent or call people to repentance, we don’t believe what Jesus did for us was enough and don’t believe God knows better than us.

11. Is Marriage Only Between A Man And A Woman?

In a culture that practices same-sex and plural marriage, we must look to the Bible to define if marriage is between a man and a woman. Here’s what it says.

10. Are Christians Under The Ten Commandments?

What does this mean for Christians today? How can we apply the Ten Commandments to our lives and do they even matter? Here is what the Bible says.

9. Head Knowledge vs Heart Knowledge

When it comes to Jesus Christ dying on the cross, do we know this in our heads or in our hearts? Are we using head knowledge or heart knowledge?

8. Scripture on Leadership

Wherever you are in terms of leadership or however you are seeking it, the Bible has much to say about it. Here is scripture on leadership.

7. How To Leave A Godly Legacy For Your Children

Leaving A Godly Legacy is our purpose as parents and is mandated in Scripture. Here is how we can be best effective when it comes to Christian parenting.

6. Men: Act Like Men

The Bible calls men to be strong and courageous. To find confidence and power through Christ. To move from being boys to act like men.

5. 7 Ways to Guard Your Heart

God calls us to keep our hearts with all vigilance because everything we do will flow from it. Do you do this? Here are 7 ways to guard your heart.

4. Scripture on Self Worth

God sees tremendous value in you and has uniquely created you and all of us in His image. What else does the Bible say? Here is scripture on self worth.

3. How to Humble Yourself Before The Lord

Our culture typically treats humility in a negative way as a sign of weakness. As the Bible teaches on this, how do you humble yourself before the Lord?

2. 5 Questions To Ask Your Spouse Every Week

Communication within marriage is a huge deal. It takes an intentional mindset each week to work on it. Here are questions to ask your spouse that can help.

1. What’s Wrong With Living Together Before Marriage?

The Bible is clear on how it defines marriage between one man and one woman. That being said, what does Scripture say living together before marriage?


Do you have a favorite post from this year? Please comment below and join the discussion.

Thanks so much everyone again for your support of Before The Cross! Praying for great things to happen in 2015!

Saved by Grace through Faith. In love with Jesus, His Glory, and obviously my beautiful wife Joelle, daughter Peyton, and son Matthew! Seeking Him in everything to glorify Him and spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Pastor at Austin Life Church.

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