…because we love the brethren

As the pastor of a relatively small church who is always looking at the condition of not only the congregation I lead, but to investigate the history of churches that have seen divisions, splits, and much more.  Since long before I was ever called to ministry, I have "suffered" from a constant yearning to know … Continue reading …because we love the brethren

A Burger King god

This post was originally posted by the author on his Old Blog and represents one of his favorite (and oldest) posts. There is a "new" and destructive trend blowing through Christianity.  But in reality, this trend is nothing new.  The Apostle Paul wrote stern warnings, and Jesus Himself warned of this trend. But even if we … Continue reading A Burger King god

Who Is Jesus? (Deity of Christ) Part 5: Who Can Forgive but God?

Luke 5:20-21 And when he saw their faith, he said, “Man, your sins are forgiven you.”  And the scribes and the Pharisees began to question, saying, “Who is this who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins but God alone?” Jesus clearly made many claims of His own Deity - see the previous installments of this series … Continue reading Who Is Jesus? (Deity of Christ) Part 5: Who Can Forgive but God?

A Challenge for Today and Beyond: CD!

This post was originally published by the author on his old blog page. Here is a thought for today (and every day) - maybe better a challenge: Corum Deo- to live your life each and every day before the LORD. What does this mean? After all, God sees all things - so everything is done … Continue reading A Challenge for Today and Beyond: CD!

Hypocrisy and Current Events

This post originally appeared on the authors old blog. hypocrisy:      1. a feigning to be what one is not or to believe what one does not; especially  :  the false assumption of an appearance of virtue or religion        2. an act or instance of hypocrisy The simple definition of the term would be in application … Continue reading Hypocrisy and Current Events