Few areas of the Judeo/Christian debate are as confused and debated as dietary legalism. At the same time, this would seem to be among the most ironic of dividing points. For some, it is a Jewish/pharisaical legalism based on the Old Testament dietary laws given to Moses and the Hebrew people, where even professed Christians … Continue reading Fridays, Meat, Lent, & Unbiblical Legalism
Church, Faith, & The Kingdom – What is Important?
In a world (especially in American Christianity) where the church seems to be decreasing in influence, and where the percentage of people are identifying as Christians or church members, it seems as if an entire religious business enterprise, complete with high-dollar marketing and competition has arisen. And just as with any competitive market, massive resources … Continue reading Church, Faith, & The Kingdom – What is Important?
Lonely Pastors’ Podcast Ep 2 (Pragmatism)
Somehow forgot to post for the 2nd Episode (though the 3rd I did, go figure!) Here you go - "Pragmatism" - Ep. 2 Lonely Pastors' Podcast
The Lonely Pastors’ Podcast – EP 3 Biblical Reconciliation
One of the most challenging (sadly) parts of Christianity and Church life is reconciliation. Pride, feelings, and genuine pain often get in the way of what we, as the church, are supposed to demonstrate. Join me and Bro. Derrick in discussing this critical (and often missing) part of the church and Christian life. Find us … Continue reading The Lonely Pastors’ Podcast – EP 3 Biblical Reconciliation
The Lonely Pastor’s Podcast!
I am excited to announce a new collaboration with my friend and brother-in-Christ Derrick in a brand new Podcast and our first episode! Join these two small-church pastors seeking to glorify God, grow in grace, and flesh out doctrine, theology, and issues facing the Church. Featuring Michael Battenfield (FBC Cave Springs, Arkansas) and Derrick Bremer … Continue reading The Lonely Pastor’s Podcast!
Where’s the Kool-Aid? I need some Revelation 20!
“Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having the key of the abyss and a great chain in his hand. And he laid hold of the dragon, the serpent of old, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years; and he threw him into the abyss, and shut … Continue reading Where’s the Kool-Aid? I need some Revelation 20!
UNPOPULAR POST: The Chosen
Unpopular Post # (oh I forgot - I lost count) I tried hard to get into and enjoy The Chosen, even attempting to turn off my theology filter in my mind. But it didn't take long in the very first episodes of the first season to "smell" something not right. It wasnt' the fill-in material … Continue reading UNPOPULAR POST: The Chosen
Religious Freedom and Betrayal (Arkansas Issue 3)
The First Amendment to the US Constitution reads as follows: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. … Continue reading Religious Freedom and Betrayal (Arkansas Issue 3)
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