We have been spending some time talking about how wisdom is found in a Christian perspective of being single-minded rather than double-minded. Today we will look at some of the metaphors that describe just how desirable wisdom is. I mean that we all want to be wise right? Who would say that they would desire the opposite of wisdom? Well…That would just be dumb. ...Keep Reading
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Which came first, the Chicken or the Egg? Yes, it is the age-old question; however, I would like to address this type of question for today’s post. It is this kind of question that leaves a person with a sense of not being able to definitively choose either answer. This conundrum may end up taking us to a spiritually numinous place. I hope you will get the gist of where I am going in this post....
I was talking with a friend recently, who works at a gear manufacturing facility. Our conversation led to the discussion of the tolerance level of fine tuning required to make gears that will mesh together. He said that most of the gears that they make, are manufactured with the help of computer programs that measure to the thousands of an inch....
We have been talking about the subject of Godly wisdom. Last week I mentioned the story of Peter denying Christ in order to “save his own skin,” which in essence he was being a double-minded man at that moment of denial. I do not want to just leave Peter hanging there, so let us look further into his redemption story today....Keep Reading
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his...Keep Reading
Its amazing how God works through our circumstances, and blow past our expectations....Keep Reading
We have been looking at the qualities present in a healthy church; the current focus for the past few weeks has been on discipleship. In this post, I would like to explore with you the concept of wisdom, and what role does this character quality have to do with discipleship. It is a pretty tall order, so I can’t cover it all in great detail. But I would like to spend som...Keep Reading
When we give Jesus our time and energy the enemy is reminded that he is defeated. There's nothing more powerful than making Jesus big in our lives....Keep Reading
We are continuing on the topic of discussing the 5 aspects for a local church to be healthy or centered. Today we are taking a second look at the role of discipleship. In last week’s post, we laid out 3 distinctive parts of discipleship found in the great commission in Matthew 28. They are, being teachable, being obedient and being in proper relationship with who Jesus i...Keep Reading
We are continuing our series on the five aspects present in a healthy local church. Today our topic is discipleship....Keep Reading
In our ongoing series on the 5 dynamics of a healthy or centered church, our topic today is preaching....Keep Reading
We are continuing to look at the five parameters that the New Testament develops for a healthy vibrant church. Today’s topic is focused on worship....Keep Reading