(This is Number 9 in a series. I encourage you to read in order, Top 10 Things That Are Killing The Church!; #10: Choosing Religion Over Relationship; #9 Ignoring That We Are In A War; #8: Wrong priorities; 7: Cookie Cutter Attitude; #6. Self Reliance; #5 Fear Of Change; #4 Form Rather Than Substance; and #3 The Loss Of Passion. The tenth and final one in [...]
(This is the seventh in a 10 part series. Item Number 3 will be released tomorrow. If you are just starting to read this series, you will need to start with Top 10 Things That Are Killing The Church! first, then #10: Choosing Religion Over Relationship; #9 Ignoring That We Are In A War; #8: Wrong priorities; 7: Cookie Cutter Attitude; [...]
One day Moses was tending the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock far into the wilderness and came to Sinai, the mountain of God. There the angel of the Lord… Source: What Would You Do If You Saw. . .
OK, test time readers! There are only two questions: Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions? How many of those Resolutions have you already broken? I did a Google Search about the top 10 Re… Source: More Resolutions? How About A Revolution?
From where I live out my faith (not meaning my literal community, but the culture around me) it appears that a lot more people seem to love Jesus just a little bit more this time of year. I mean, I see social media posts of people who are outraged that businesses no longer use [...]
Well, our Advent Journey is about to end and as with the ending of any journey there should be some reflection about our experiences. What memories have been renewed? What new things have you seen that you have never seen before? Were there any lessons learned? Would you do it again? Or would you file it under, “I’ll never do that again!”? Or are you like so many today in our culture, have you been unmoved, changed by the true meaning of this season of anticipation?
Yesterday was the Fourth and final Sunday of Advent and the fourth candle was lit, the Candle of Peace. One of the things we do as the church in regular times of worship and during special times of worship such as Holy Communion, is this thing called “the passing of the peace.” One worshiper shares the peace of Christ with another worshiper through a…
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I think this blog is definitely worth sharing. Kingdom Truth doesn't come from one single source, and I do not have to reinvent the wheel every week. Can you imagine what would happen in our communities if we faithfully followed Keith's points? Be blessed this week and remember: Love God with all your heart, love [...]
Is Your Love A Noun Or A Verb? So, how is your journey going? “Which journey???”, you ask. Well, your Advent Journey, our course! Remember we are not in the Christmas Season! I know… Source: Is Your Love A Noun Or A Verb?
Maybe the reason this Season is so frustrating and so unfulfilling is that you are too focused on Christmas. You see, it’s not really the Christmas Season; it’s the Advent Season. Source: Are You Experiencing Hype Or Hope?
When I reflect about the times of not having much when I was younger I get chills knowing how blessed I was. It was a blessing wearing hand-me-downs clothes from my brother but at that time I didn&… Source: This Thanksgiving I'm Thankful for NOTHING
Disclaimer: Some may not consider this a Kingdom issue, and I could agree with you. But then we would both be wrong. If any of my family and friends go "Black Friday" shopping on Thanksgiving Day know that I am disappointed in you. It means you are selfish and care more about a "sale" than [...]
Why We Need To Ban Them! (Disclaimer: This is a satirical article. The appearance of reality is simply an inexplicable expression of my gift of sarcasm. Any resemblance to any actual person, living or dead, is strictly incidental.) For this past week since the Presidential election I have been observing with great insensitivity to the details. [...]