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Category Archive: Discipleship, Politics, Social Issues

Slavery in the Bible

While you find the word, “slavery” in the Bible, in no way shape or form do you find an endorsement for the kind of slavery that existed in the United States in the 17th and 18th...

llinois’ Governor Signs Abortion Bill Far Worse than New York’s

The Illinois Senate just passed SB 25, the Reproductive Health Act, by a vote of 34-20. The bill expands abortions through 9 months and requires insurance companies to provide coverage. The bill has...

God’s Definition of Success

I was stoked! I was listening to an excellent teacher deliver a sermon on the discipline of meditation. He elaborated on the word “hagah,” which is the Hebrew word for...

An Open Letter to Those Who Question My Walk With Christ Because I Support Donald Trump | Part Two -> Trump’s Manner

This is from Christianity Today in an article dated December 19, 2019: To the many evangelicals who continue to support Mr. Trump in spite of his blackened moral record, we might say this: Remember...

An Open Letter to Those Who Question My Walk With Christ Because I Support Donald Trump | Part One -> Unity

Let’s talk about “unity.” In 1 Corinthians 11:18 it says: In the first place, I hear that when you come together as a church, there are divisions among you, and to some extent I...

Two Headlines – the Essence of Fake News

24 Enemies disguise themselves with their lips, but in their hearts they harbor deceit.25 Though their speech is charming, do not believe them, for seven abominations fill their hearts. 26 Their...

The Arrogant Drum Student

For five years I was a Drum Instructor at the Armed Forces School of Music. Bar none, it was one of the most rewarding experiences in my professional career. It could be a little frustrating,...

What If…?

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a resource out there that got your entire congregation genuinely interested in studying the Word of God, spending time in prayer and being genuinely engaged...

You Are Responsible For Your Actions, But…

I’m a firm believer in that you are responsible for your actions, You can play the victim card as convincingly as you want, but in the end if you do the crime, you do the time. But… There...

Why Did God Create Man?

Why did God create man? It’s not an easy question. Some ask feeling like, given the amount of pain and suffering in the world, God’s inspiration to create human beings couldn’t have...