We live in fast paced world. Everything and everyone is on the move, and everyone seems to be busy doing something, and who's to say what's being done is not important? But with all the things there are to do, who has the time? With things pulling you in every direction, and everyone wanting a … Continue reading Are You Paying Attention?
I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do. John 17:4 Purpose: The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists. Your purpose. These are words that are used often in today's church. They're used to describe the place or thing … Continue reading Your Place In The Son
Rudolph. Santa. The elves. The lights. The tree. The toys. The songs. One popular song touts it as being 'the most wonderful time of the year'. Yes, obviously I'm talking about Christmas. As a child all these things and more, were a staple around my house. And all those cartoons! I can still remember them all! … Continue reading To Christmas or Not To Christmas? That is the Question
Worship. Underrated and undervalued. How does it happen? Can anyone engage in it? Is there a wrong way to do it? One thing is for certain: worship needs to be real. Authentic. However, before entering into a larger discussion concerning our topic, I'd like to first offer an explanation of terms. Those two terms are: … Continue reading Authentic Worship
Excuse me as I wax blissfully about one of my loves... Oh the joy of studying the bible! There is nothing like having a pile of commentaries and dictionaries stacked up on my desk just to go over a passage! The pure joy of plumbing the depths of New Testament Greek just to understand one … Continue reading Cutting It Straight
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. 2 Timothy 3:12 One of the most pervasive untruths spread by many so-called 'new gospels' seem to give the impression that once you've given your heart to Jesus, He makes everything alright, all your problems go away and there will be nothing but … Continue reading I Didn’t Sign Up For This…Or Did I?
If you're familiar with this once popular refrain, then you know that the final word there is, 'shout!' Unfortunately church for some has become a place do this only. Of course there is nothing wrong with shouting to the Lord, or lifting up your voice in praise and honor to Him, of blessing His name for all He … Continue reading You Know It Makes Me Wanna…!