Tag: Jesus

Christmas 2021: This is Christ the King

"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on His shoulders. And He will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the greatness of His government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David’s throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding ...

The Ekklesia’s Identity in Christ

Friends, Today's article is written to reflect and build upon a recent group bible study I participated in, and my goal today is to introduce an idea that I will dive into with much more depth in the coming months. Ekklesia is the Greek word that we translate to "church" in most English bibles. For ...

Christmas 2020: What Child is This?

2020 cannot escape my yearly Christmas message. In past years I've highlighted reflections on different Christmas hymns, but this year I'll start with a very short story. Twelve years ago, while sitting in a coffee shop, I was approached by a Jewish man. He could see that I was reading my bible and remarked multiple ...

The Gospel of the Kingdom

What is the Good News of the Kingdom? News is heralded, announced by demonstrations through various means and mediums by an approved messenger. The final and eternal completion of the Good News of the Kingdom of God is very straight forward. One day, heaven and earth will be joined together as one realm, (God gives ...

Three Dreams & Prophetic Call to Action for 2019

Hi Friends, This article is more of a call to action for 2019 and beyond. I believe the Lord is causing a great shift to be taking place in the body of Christ, that we are entering into a new generation which will see the Great Commission fulfilled and the Gospel of the Kingdom preached ...

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 ...

2 Tips for the Political Christian in 2016

For those of you involved in our election process... "Do all things without complaining and disputing,  that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world..." -Philippians 4:14-15 NKJV Hi friends, I have a few words ...

Top Articles of 2015

Hi Everyone! I'm ready to tackle another year of writing in 2016, but before I do I want to share my top articles of 2015. Catch up if you haven't read them yet! These were my three most read articles of 2015. #1: What is the Spirit Saying to the Church? #2: Is Covenant Theology ...

O Come, Desire of Nations Bind

Merry Christmas! O come, Desire of nations, bind In one the hearts of all mankind; Bid every strife and quarrel cease And fill the world with heaven's peace. -verse seven of "O Come, O Come Emmanuel Christmas has become a very important season to me. In recent years I have spent the season reflecting on ...

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Is Covenant Theology the Same as Replacement Theology?

Jesus is fully God and will always be a fully Jewish man. I for one choose to believe His whole household will be saved.