"Refuse to be content with just the knowledge of God, but insist on experiencing His presence"- Kerri Weems. “Learning to host the Presence of God is the biggest challenge of the Christian life.”- Bill Johnson "Lord, help me to seek Your presence above everything else."- Joyce Meyer Seek His Presence. Experience His presence. Practice His presence. … Continue reading Is It Biblical: Seeking To Experience God’s Presence
As I typed out the title to this article I could instantly sense the eyerolls, sighs, and grumbles of "Ugh! Not more talk about Bethel Church! We are SO TIRED of the "judgy" complaining about their music!" While I have in the past given various words of warning on social media against Bethel Church, I … Continue reading The Blasphemy of Bethel
Deconstruction. It's a word that is becoming all too well-known in Christianity. And not in a good way. For those not regularly reading articles online or watching YouTube videos, this word may not have much meaning to you. But it's one that we need to be aware of, as it is becoming a troubling trend … Continue reading The Current Crisis of Christian Deconstruction
I am a member of several Christian social media groups. Some pages are for men and women, and some are just women's groups. I enjoy reading and getting encouragement in forums with ladies who are like-minded in faith. These are not the typical women's pages that promote fluff and talk about issues in the style … Continue reading “Should I let my child participate in a school field trip to a Buddhist temple?”
Welcome to Psalms Chapter 4, another Psalm of David that has very much the same tone as chapter 3. 4 TO THE CHOIRMASTER: WITH STRINGED INSTRUMENTS. A PSALM OF DAVID. Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness! You have given me relief when I was in distress. Be gracious to me and … Continue reading Psalms 4: Vain Words and Lies
How the Church can minister to those with sorrow not caused by death. Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com "I'm sorry, but I've fallen in love with someone else and I'm leaving." "Mom and Dad, I'm gay." "Babe, I need to let you know that I was molested as a child." "Mom, I don't feel like … Continue reading A Different Kind of Grief…
Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Today I want to examine a scripture that is sometimes not read or obeyed as fully in context as it should be. I would say the majority of Christians are familiar with the version of 2 Corinthians 6:14 which says: Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership … Continue reading Scripture Spotlight: Unequally yoked?
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I am starting a "Word of the Week" series. Every week I will introduce a theological term or phrase that one would likely encounter either while studying, or watching theologically sound preaching or teaching. It will be a fairly concise blog post every week, but enough to give the reader … Continue reading Theological Word of the Week: Apologetics
Has anyone noticed that anytime a Christian makes a statement on social media regarding the sin or questionable teaching of a popular public figure with a Christian platform, that almost without fail, it will be followed by some form of this response: *IT ISN'T OUR PLACE TO JUDGE! This accepted viewpoint is based on the … Continue reading Judge Not?