https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-by6t5-ee34de Paul, the apostle, introduces himself as a bondservant. We too are called to the same calling.
Battle Ground of the Mind There is a battleground for the mind of the next generation. All ideas have consequences. What you don’t know can be what you should know. Your source of education and worldview determines your actions. Actions flow from our thoughts, and our ideas come from what we have heard, read, and … More The Battle Over Education
The latest controversy over the Gillette commercial has brought a ton of outcry from males. The first part of the nearly two-minute commercial focuses on bullying, sexual harassment, text-bullying, and acting sexually perverted over women. Then it shifts to the second bit with the challenge for men to be different and believe the best in … More Why This Male is Not Going Toxic Over The Gillette Commercial
Have you ever thought your life was not making a difference? Compared to what? Compared to what you thought your life was going to be or what you see in others? False comparisons and failure to understand God’ providence lead us to believe our lives don’t matter. Paul, the apostle, tells us that when we … More God, Your Life, And The New Year
A friend of ours recently responded to my latest blog on Why Pastors Support Trump. I posted it on Facebook and my friend countered why he had trouble supporting Trump. He gave four reasons why it was difficult to support Trump’s presidency. Here is my response. Thank you for your thoughts in regards to my … More Responding to Trump Support
Recently, Ami and I were asked why, as pastors, were we supporting President Trump. I think that is a fair question in light of his personal life and often shocking tweets and comments. There are specific reasons why 80% of evangelical Christians support Trump and why so many pastors are speaking up for him including … More Why So Many Pastors Support Trump
The epistle of James says, “Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, … More James 5 Prayer – Is anyone among you sick?
(This article is taken from Apostolic Government in the 21st Century, by Glenn Shaffer) Apostolic Authority, Flaunted or Discerned Anytime a truth is brought forth in the Church, the flesh of man is always present. We must always be reminded we have this treasure in earthen vessels. Excesses can happen in doctrine or practice. We … More Apostles, Servants or Celebrities
Every Christian is familiar with words from a portion of what is often called the Lord’s prayer, “Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” This truth and request is to be seen in our worship as much as any other aspect. How does heaven worship? What does it look like? Would … More Worship as Heaven – A Call to Corporate Worship in an Individualistic Culture
When I was a child, missionaries often came to our church where my father pastored. When they came it was one of my favorite times. I was always moved by their stories, pictures, and paraphernalia. They were not necessarily moving speakers but they spoke of the gospel going to places that I had never been. … More Keys to Being a Great Missions Church – Four Pulpits of the Church