Tag Archives: Church

Making America Great Again

I’m not sure that we, as a nation and as a people understand just how angry God is with us in the moment. In the early 18th century of Colonial America, Johnathan Edwards, a Puritan preacher and theologian, wrote a … Continue reading

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Stardust

A few months after the Woodstock Music Festival, in 1969, the group, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, introduced their latest song, written by Joni Mitchell, “Woodstock,” in which we hear the refrain, “We Are Stardust.” The interesting thing about their … Continue reading

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Keeping The Main Thing, The Main Thing

29% of the world’s population have not heard, nor do they have opportunity to hear the gospel of Jesus Christ in their own language. Christ’s return hinges on the church’s completion of its mission to… “Go, and make disciples of … Continue reading

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Familiarity Breeds Contempt

I recently watched a video on YouTube that resurrected an issue that has troubled me for a very long time. It’s an issue of concern that I have brought up many times among my Bible study groups, one I have … Continue reading

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You Must Be Born Again

Oh to be a fly on the wall that night. Well, maybe not a fly, that would be creepy, but wouldn’t you have loved to have been there? Wouldn’t you have loved to see the look on Nicodemus’ face when … Continue reading

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What’s Needed is Mo-Faith

In Exodus 7:9, the scripture reads, 9“When Pharaoh says to you, ‘Perform a miracle,’ (in Hebrew, mopheth, pronounced, mo-faith), then say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and throw it down before Pharaoh,’ and (when you do,) it will become a … Continue reading

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And There Was War In Heaven

Who among you, who publicly confesses faith in Christ, has not been challenged by the plaintiff question, “If your God is so loving, why would he let this happen?” (“This” being the latest, or perhaps historic earthbound suffering.) It seems … Continue reading

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Three Stones Make a Wall

Nehemiah prays for the people: Neh. 1:5-11 “I pray, Lord God of heaven, O great and awesome God, You who keep Your covenant and mercy with those who love You and observe Your commandments, please let Your ear be attentive … Continue reading

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A Distressing Spirit

1Sam. 16:14, 17, 23 Saul’s Distressing Spirit: “But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and a distressing spirit from the Lord troubled him… So Saul said to his servants, “Provide me now a man who can play well, … Continue reading

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One Spirit, One Mind

Phi. 1:27-30 “Only let your conduct be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind … Continue reading

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