This morning, while studying the Bible with the Upper Wisconsin Men’s Remnant (check out the full line of Remnant shirts) in Mercer, we studied Zechariah 7 and it was impactful. Zechariah 7 will make any Christian look in the mirror at their faith and check themselves and their behavior and the underlying reasons for our […]Read more "A Living and Active Faith!"
This morning I read Luke 18 for my daily morning intake. As I read it again I was experiencing terror at our earthly condition and the state of the Church. 18: 1-8 Jesus reminds us to pray to God without ceasing by using a judge who does not fear God that finally relents and gives […]Read more "A Luke 18 Reminder"
What does it mean to be a Christian? Is a person a Christian because they are born in a “Christian” nation? Does any nation in the world qualify as a “Christian” nation? How do people who are not Christians reconcile their residency when a portion of the population surrounding them considers the nation they live […]Read more "Is America Christian?"
The North American Mission Board, part of the Southern Baptist Convention, is promoting the Who’s Your One initiative. This is a good idea, so let me challenge each of our readers with identifying a person in their sphere they can focus their evangelistic efforts on. I have no doubt if every believing Christian took this […]Read more "Who’s Your One?"
Last Sunday, one of the passages of Scripture we studied was Genesis 18. Key to Genesis 18 is Abraham’s hospitality. Abraham goes above and beyond to provide chow and comfort to three strangers he spies hanging out in the trees. In the second half of the chapter, Abraham again shows great hospitality by interceding on […]Read more "Love Your Neighbor"
Sam Storms, the lead pastor for preaching and vision at Bridgeway Church in Oklahoma City and a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, among other schools, wrote Kingdom Come: The Amillennial Alternative. The vast majority of Baptists, of which Storm is numbered, believe in the Dispensational worldview and interpretation of the End Times in the Bible. […]Read more "The Amillenial Alternative"
When reading Genesis 18-19, it is hard to miss the theme of hospitality and intercession that Abraham was passionate about. Abraham models for us this important behavior that is still important to God today for His children to practice. Abraham sees three strangers hanging out in his wood line during the heat of the day. […]Read more "Hospitality & Intercession Matter"