How to be offended in three easy steps

If everything in your life is good and everyone is being nice then do you feel like there must be something wrong that you don’t know about? When it is quiet do you start suspecting that people...

To Halloween or Not to Halloween

Don’t The following is a false analogy to make a point: Capitalism is a false god, right? All of the meat we eat purchased from the store is sacrificed to that false god, right? To eat the meat ...

ROSE vs. TULIP DEATHMATCH

Repentance versus Total Depravity or Inability Total Inability is the core principle of Calvin’s TULIP. It is actually what the ULIP rests upon. This is really surprising to me because it is the...

Insecurity and Positive Thinking

There is no power in positive thinking to correct or help with insecurities. I just want to get that out of the way, right off the bat.  The answer to insecurities is much simpler than that. We all i...

Life Friends

I asked the kids at school this morning what are some traits of good friends and this is what they said: trustworthy, uplifting, encouraging, humorous, reliable, kind. Then I asked if anyone has ever ...

How to Cure Generational Curses

Generational “Curses” We tend to want to blame every sin and problem on some sort of generational curse. This, however, is not biblical. God’s warning to visit iniquity on future genera...

The Friendly Lie

Love Your Enemy We are to love and pray for our enemies. But just as all the good principles of the bible, the post modern culture has twisted this simple idea into impossible and impractical forms. ...

What is #expectmore about?

The “#expectmore” movement is a call for the lay christian to hold his church accountable to the purpose for which it was called. Not to leave a church because they are not being fed or are unha...

Turn the other Cheek vs 2nd Ammendment

Turn the other Cheek God is not a pacifist nor does he encourage it in his children. The phrase of ‘turn the other cheek’ has long been used out of context to suggest this very thing however.  Mt...

Jesus is Offensive

    “You are offensive and that is not christlike.”   oh really?  In Mt 12:34 Jesus called the Pharisees’ mothers snakes. In John 8:6-11 he offended a group one by o...

Modern Love

David Bowie, on his ground breaking “Let’s Dance” album, sang of his disillusionment of the modern concept of love. He complained about the shallowness of romantic love on the title...

free exercise thereof

Ensuring religious freedom is not persecuting those who don’t want others to have it.  No one should be forced to do business in a free society against their moral conscience. We are not talkin...