Self-Conscious

This is a phrase we do not use that much anymore. We do not want to be too self-conscious because we wouldn’t want to bring an accusation against what the world tells us is wholesome, good, beautiful and needs to be coddled. We wouldn’t want to place ourselves into a state of victim-hood would we?…

A Bridge Over Troubled Waters

Conflict. Have you ever wondered why other Christians fail to follow the Word of God? What is their problem, don’t they read their Bibles? Geez! If they would we wouldn’t have problems in the church. We wouldn’t have conflict and everyone would love the sermons and the music and the decor and the pastor’s tie….

A Rock of Offense

If we are going to get involved in local missions work then we should understand something about our message. The gospel is¬†offensive. It either joyfully invites or spitefully reminds us of who we are. Our society is creating and pandering to offense everywhere, so generating more offense is an apt topic. How do we speak…

Wake Up

I was recently reading a book with the simple reminder. We are in a mission field. To the degree that you either understand this or reject this you will have a better understanding of what is going on in our world. America is becoming a¬†place where Christians are despised and rejected. Jesus said this would…