Strap on your Sword!

  One of the most inspiring accounts contained in Old Testament scripture concerning the resiliency and work ethic of God’s people can be found in the book of Nehemiah. If you want the full picture of what is happening you need to go back to the book of Jeremiah.   The short version: Jeremiah was … Continue reading Strap on your Sword!

Jesus, Friend of Sinners

Religious people, have often fallen in the trap of being hypocrites, and holier than thou. It was true in the days of Jesus, and if we are not careful, it can be true of us today as well. In Luke chapter 7 this is pointed out clearly. Many people mocked John the Baptist because he … Continue reading Jesus, Friend of Sinners

“4 Questions Christians Need to Stop Asking”

  Generally speaking, I love it when I am teaching Bible class and someone raises their hand, or just interrupts me with a question. I enjoy the questions because often times the one asking, has a different view point than I do and I can learn from them. Other times I enjoy it simply because … Continue reading “4 Questions Christians Need to Stop Asking”

“Your god Has Fallen and He Can’t Get Up”

In the late 1980’s the phrase “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” became famous based on TV commercials. These commercials were for elderly people who lived alone and needed a “lifeline” in case they fell while they were home and no one was there to help pick them up. Smart idea.      Does … Continue reading “Your god Has Fallen and He Can’t Get Up”