Our world is filled with calls to action. Many people seem to have the perfect idea of how to solve all the world’s problems. We are called to change for social and racial injustice. We are called to change to prevent a climate catastrophe. What many of these calls have in common is they seek to generalize the problem in order to bring the problem into the lives of everyone. These problems are something we should all care about.
James was the half-brother of Jesus. Jesus was his brother, but He became his savior.
Mental health problems are common, but some people still hesitate to get the help they need.
The Church is God’s Place for the healing of the broken hearted, not a weekend performance.
Churches exist for many Biblical purposes, gathered together for purposes of worship, Gospel proclamation, mutual encouragement, training in righteousness and ministering to their communities, but one of the areas that you might find the church gathered together in which they are most likely to depart from these Biblical mandates is the church business meeting.
Steal Away Home tells the remarkable story of a slave, Thomas Johnson, who first heard of Charles Spurgeon when he was forced by his master to throw Mr. Spurgeon’s anti-slavery writings into a raging bonfire, created entirely of Spurgeon’s writings.
This is not a post primarily about Covid, lockdowns and political decisions. It is a post about the impact of those decisions and others on a society. One definition of a society is “The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals.” There are a couple of key words in that definition,Continue reading “No Community”
What kind of love is really found in 1 Corinthians 13?
Why don’t we practice the Biblical “one another” commands in the modern church?