Tag: Bible

Sticks, Stones, Rubber and Glue – Words Matter For Me and They Matter for You

Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me!

The Martyrs

In case you missed it, the third entry of this series on apologetics was about eye witnesses to Jesus’ ministry. Consider this entry part two of entry #3. This is also going to be about eye witnesses, but from a different vantage point. You… Continue Reading “The Martyrs”

10 Dangers of Neglecting to Gather with the Local Church Body

Right now, in Podunk small town America, aka Cottageville, SC…it is 90 degrees with 54% humidity. According to weather.com it actually feels like 99 degrees with the heat index thrown in there for good measure. For the last couple of weeks it has poured… Continue Reading “10 Dangers of Neglecting to Gather with the Local Church Body”

I Am Not the Church

How often have you heard someone, when asked “Who is the Church” would respond with a quick, “I am the Church!”? I know I’ve heard it….a lot. In fact, I’d dare say I’ve probably said it a time or two myself. And unfortunately, it’s… Continue Reading “I Am Not the Church”

25 Aspects of Worshiping God

As a worship leader, my desire is to see the church (universal) understand what worship is and actually put it into practice.  Sadly there are many voices convoluting and confusing the discussion with equating personal preference with scripture. They may not be actually saying… Continue Reading “25 Aspects of Worshiping God”

How to Respond When it Seems the One Who Hurt You is Succeeding In Life

People are going to hurt you. It hurts, even more, when the hurt comes from those who you love the most. It is, unfortunately, the nature of a humanity that is deeply depraved and fallen, to hurt one another, to eat the wounded, to… Continue Reading “How to Respond When it Seems the One Who Hurt You is Succeeding In Life”

What I Would Tell My 15-Year-Old Stupid Self About Dating

Growing up, I’ll admit, I was a disrespectful punk who cared very little about the feelings, concerns, or responsibilities of the average parent of any girl I dated at the time. My biggest concern? That I get what I felt I was entitled to…time… Continue Reading “What I Would Tell My 15-Year-Old Stupid Self About Dating”

Back to the Future Part IV – History Revised

No this isn’t a review or spoiler for some upcoming Michael J Fox and Christopher Lloyd movie where Marty finds himself trying to prevent his daughter from becoming the next major guest on the Jerry Springer show. So, I’m sorry for the sudden leap… Continue Reading “Back to the Future Part IV – History Revised”