The Ministry Lie

the Ministry Lie We should be very careful how we speak about the ministries that the Lord has called us to.  How we speak effects how we think (James 3:3-4). Many times those of us who are called to...

True Things

“whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any...

Captive to Lies

Part I – Seven Truths from one passage Let’s look at the incredible passage of 2 Tim 2:25-26: “In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give the...

the 2nd Mile

“Whoever forces you to go one mile, go with him two.” Mt 5:41 The Impressment Mile As a conquered people, the Jews of Jesus day, were required whenever a Roman soldier or Roman official wa...

The Levels of Love

Levels of Love So you want to know the secret to a GREAT CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE? Don’t want to go to a marriage retreat causing you to miss football or an embarrassing seminar where you have to hear the...

Get Stuck Like Glue to a Friend

Stuck Like Glue We all want good friends and hopefully we want to be good friends. I would go so far as to say we need good friends. Did you know that God wants us to have and be good friends? He want...

SuperLike is not Biblical Love

Superlike Imagine a gauge that measures your food preferences. At the bottom of it is “Can’t stand it!” This is where the foods live that you just can’t choke down. For me that is sour kraut, ...

Response to Repentance

Forgiveness and repentance is one of the hardest things in Christian life. “Will you forgive me?” gets caught in my throat. Along with my pride I guess. Because of the wonderful gift of God’s wo...

No More Mr. Nice Jesus

There is a very strange view of Jesus floating around in certain circles of Christendom these days. One that does not line up with the biblical view of Jesus at all. It’s like some people think He w...

The Myth of Dual Identity

Can a person be a sinner and a christian? Can a person truly have a dual identity? No. Your identity is either in sin or in Christ. Pretty simple. Yes christians still sin or even struggle with sin bu...

Marriage is Marriage and that’s what it is

“Father, how many legs would this calf have, calling the tail a leg? Why five, my son. No, father, he can not. He would have only four. Why, calling the tail a leg, you said, my boy. Ah father! ...

The Purpose of a Pastor

The office of Pastor was established by God. We should look to Him in determining our expectations on what role the pastor should serve in our churches. God has made very clear what he expects of the ...