Tag: the Church

our culture of death is killing us

This is a follow up to my last post on gun control. Since that time, I attempted to purchase a rifle. Filled out the online form at the store, and assumed they would tell me there was a waiting period while a thorough background… Continue Reading “our culture of death is killing us”

gun(out of) control

I try not to get entangled in the affairs of man, in the political system or the endless debates of right vs left. So I rarely comment on those types of posts, and I certainly avoid writing about them myself. But sometimes, you know.… Continue Reading “gun(out of) control”

heroes: cain & abel. what are you pointing at?

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain did. I’ve read commentaries. Looked up the original words in Hebrew. Tried every way I know to peek underneath this verse, but the fact is, God never tells us why He preferred Abel’s… Continue Reading “heroes: cain & abel. what are you pointing at?”

church huddle

Can we just huddle up for a moment, Church? You, me and Jesus…can we make a plan, get our story straight? Because it’s about to become very armageddon-ish out there, and I think we just need to set the ground rules, do some pinky… Continue Reading “church huddle”

the prayer that changed my prayer

“For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles—” This is Paul’s opening to chapter 3 of his letter to the Ephesians. And then he goes off-roading a bit, with the explanation of his calling to preach to… Continue Reading “the prayer that changed my prayer”

a sovereign plan

The spread of the gospel for the building of the Church was in no way accidental or coincidental, but was perfectly planned by God.  If we step back from the story contained in the book of Acts, we can catch glimpses of the sovereignty… Continue Reading “a sovereign plan”

the ‘we’ of God

Exodus closes with the building of the tabernacle and the glory of the Lord filling it. As I turned the final page of that book, my mind immediately went forward to what God is building today. “And in Him you too are being built… Continue Reading “the ‘we’ of God”

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