Hunter Ruch

Topeka, Kansas

Hunter Ruch

Topeka, Kansas

I hope to live as the Apostle Paul did: "For me, to live is Christ andto die is gain" (Philippians 1:21). I love life. It's such a full and rich experience. As much as I love life, however, I realize that we often mistakenly try to find true and lasting significance through the next relationship, the next exciting experience, the next memorable vacation, the next move up the corporate ladder, the next house, car, etc. While none of these things are inherently bad, all of these things will leave us empty and wanting in the end if we're looking to them to fulfill our soul's deepest cravings. I finally figured out that true, lasting signifiance and meaning in life is ultimately found through understanding that God has graciously sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to die in our place in order that our sins might be forgiven and in order that we might experience everlasting life in His presence ... This amazing truth ... this good news ... gives me purpose and passion for life more than anything else every could. When you believe this truth, you get to experience the greatest relationship that you could ever experience in life: an abiding relationship with the one true God. This relationship continues forever, even after the grave. Wow! I challenge you to think about this truth. Consider it. Test it for yourself to see if it and its source (that is the Bible) are indeed true. Don't just base your understanding of Jesus Christ and the Bible off of what others have told you. Read it and study it yourself. It's essential that you think for yourself where these issues are concerned. After all, life's too short and the stakes are simply too high for you not to ...

  • Work
    • Topeka Bible Church
  • Education
    • New Canaan High School
    • University of Virginia
    • Dallas Theological Seminary