Christian Living

Your Affliction and His Authority

July 23, 2016

Have you ever noticed the various ways Jesus engaged those who came to Him with afflictions?  Sometimes Jesus touched the frail bodies of the diseased.  Other times He simply...


Favorite Quotes on FAITH

July 22, 2016

“The prayer of faith springs from a divinely-implanted disposition, there is nothing mysterious in the act of faith. It is simply an assurance which relies upon a sufficient warrant.”...

Christian Living Spiritual Formation

Walking in True Holiness

July 22, 2016

We tend to think of holiness as a “starchy starkness” from the world.  Holiness is the absence of secular thought and things, we contend.  Therefore, if we stay away...


The Difference Between Ministry and Industry

July 21, 2016

Ministry and industry may have a similar-sounding cadence but they are two very different words from two very different worlds.  Ministry is the humbling of self for the service...

Christian Living Spiritual Formation

The Divinely-Sanctioned Benefits of Waiting on God

July 16, 2016

Difficulty in life is not the real difficulty.  It is the uncertainty of time associated with the difficulty that really troubles us.  If you know you are going to...

Christian Living

Has Your Altar Become a Stage?

July 15, 2016

Slowly the lights fade and the curtain is drawn open.  The stage is adequately prepared as the ornately-donned actor steps into the spotlight to dramatically pronounce his lines.  With...

Christian Living Current Issues

The Apathetic Church in an Apostate Culture

July 12, 2016

  An epidemic of apathy has filled the church. Consumed with worldly passions and pursuits, the modern parishioner gets more upset about a red light than he does the...


Are You Consumed with Outcomes or Compelled by Obedience?

June 3, 2016

Our generation is addicted to results.  Plain and simple.  From our social media posts to our grand and opulent buildings we measure our success and worth by the outcome...