Now you are Christ’s body, and individually members of it. (1 Corinthians 12:27 NASB) You are likely familiar with the concept above. When you receive Jesus as Savior and Lord – you become a part of the Body of Christ. The Body (Christians around the world) submits to the Head (Jesus’ Spirit). Being Christ’s body… Continue reading Be the Body of Christ
2 Now when John, while imprisoned, heard of the works of Christ, he sent word by his disciples 3 and said to Him, “Are You the Expected One, or shall we look for someone else?” 4 Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and report to John what you hear and see: 5 the blind receive sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to… Continue reading Preach with Words AND Actions
Back in the day – I worked as a manager in the auto repair industry. A typical interaction with a customer might begin with a phone call. Then the customer is greeted at the facility where all relevant information is recorded. Next the vehicle is inspected and necessary repairs are diagnosed. From there the job… Continue reading Your Purpose in Life
Due to a tragic sailing accident, Fred had been marooned on a desert island for ten years and given up for dead. You can imagine the astonishment when he was accidentally discovered by the coastguard. As they were helping Fred to the pontoon to transport him back to the main vessel, one of the Guardsman… Continue reading The Christian’s Priority – Brotherly Kindness
Do you know some of “those people” who are all about God? You bring up a problem and they turn the subject to God. They get a bonus at work and praise God. You know – those kind of people who are always bringing up, considering and evaluating things according to God. Aren’t they annoying? … Continue reading Are You A Godly Gal or Guy?
Christian, persecution and hard times are coming! Well, they’ve really never gone away. American Christians have been sheltered from the severe stuff – but many Christians are beginning to wonder if difficulties like we have never known are on the horizon? It doesn’t take a Theology PHD to look at the news and compare it… Continue reading Who Will Persevere?
If you are a Bible believing Christian then you agree that black lives matter, you must! Let me give you a good reason why: There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Galatians 3:28 NASB This passage… Continue reading ALL Black Lives Matter
Most of us have experience being on a diet. A diet is a tremendous illustration for the spiritual battle we encounter every single day. As human beings we are EXPERTS at something….. and that something is rationalization. I can be on a strict diet – and rationalize my way into eating three pieces of pie… Continue reading Have You Reached Self Control?
By now we have all witnessed a wild variety of our culture’s responses to the COVID-19 outbreak. I’m waiting for Facebook to be renamed “COVID-19 Opinion Repository.” Below are just a few of the responses I have seen: Fear: A panicked rush on toilet paper and other “essentials” has left store shelves bare. One radio… Continue reading Three Christian Responses to COVID-19
I remember a rare snow day in Austin when I was in high school. We took genius advantage of the opportunity to be dragged around the streets behind a buddy’s car, on a spare tire connected by a long chain. As we drove by my house doing our “redneck sled-ride” my mother emphatically communicated to… Continue reading How to Avoid “What was I thinking” Fallout