Category: Theology

Worship Expressing Ethnic Deliverance

Hi Friends, This morning I was listening to a reggae worship band while getting my store setup for the workday. There are many forms of worship God delights in. Some are related to musical expression and others related to our lifestyle and what we do in our labors. Personally, I get a lot of joy ...

Compassion in a Divisive Culture

Compassion is vital to restoration of the cultural, religious, and political divides of our day. I believe compassion is motivated by justice, mercy, and humility. Compassion is important in every day life regardless our circumstances. However, the tension existing due to this election season's trash-talking and 'us vs them' burns down bridges at a pace I have ...

The Answer is Beautiful

I was born in 1983. That means I'm young enough to have not experienced WWII, the sexual revolution, and Vietnam, to name a few. Due to my youth, I have missed some of the biggest trials of our nation's modern history. While I love and appreciate history, there is no substitute for living in those history-making years ...

Let’s Start the Discussion: Anne Graham Lotz and the Rapture

Anne Graham Lotz, the daughter of Billy Graham, has recently produced a series of videos about the rapture. In these videos she encourages believers and sends out a beacon of hope, leaving them instruction in case they are 'left behind' when the rapture occurs. Considering the influence of Anne Graham Lotz's ministry, and the upcoming ...

The Audacity of Meekness

What do you see in God, who is holy and eternal, and yet stands unprecedented in meekness, continually serving even those who hate Him?

Knowledge on Trial

The purpose of this article is to shed light upon the ever increasing necessity for believers to foster a worldview that is aligned with the values of the kingdom of God and the person of Jesus Christ. A myriad of specific issues pertain to this great necessity, and this would be a very long article if I were to address them individually. Rather than medicate the symptoms, my desire is to point to the cause of the disease.

A Sober Reminder

Lou Engle: Original Message Preached on 12/31/07.

As it is in Heaven

"What does it look like when God's will is done on earth as it is in heaven?"

The Key of Knowledge: Teaching Ministry

Greetings Beloved, This is the final article in my series introducing the five ministries of Ephesians 4. Today we will briefly examine the teaching ministry. “Woe to you lawyers (teachers of Scriptural law)! For you have taken away the key of knowledge. You did not enter in yourselves, and those who were entering in you ...

Paths of Righteousness: The Pastor’s Ministry

Today, we are taking a brief look at the Pastoral Ministry. This is the fifth article in the series: Equipping the Saints: A Look at the Five-Fold Ministry