Christians are living in a time when persecution worldwide is being unleashed to try to hinder our progress for the glory of God through the gospel and we're getting it externally (the world and Satan) as well as internally (the church and our flesh). But when we know that we know God wants us to… Continue reading Sometimes setbacks are a sign to up our game
When the Lord Jesus sent out his letters to the seven churches in Asia via his apostle John (Revelation 1-3), he gave us an accurate picture of how churches would operate in the last days before his return. Unfortunately, most of it was negative and when I think about his warnings in those church letters,… Continue reading Tripped up in the church: how Balaams and Jezebels influence congregations
Did you know that God saved us to put us to work? Some of us may believe that once we get saved, we can sit back, relax, and let God take care of everything while we kick up our feet. However, the Christian life was given to us by the Lord so we could use… Continue reading How to give God our due diligence in the Christian life
A summit has been going on in Washington, DC, this week hosted by the White House called the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism. But its intent appears to be to mask the true nature of Islam (i.e., to wage violent jihad in a geopolitical lust for power masked as religion). The President seems overjoyed to comply with the… Continue reading President Obama holds “violent extremism” summit to deny Islam is the problem
Throughout my life of involvement in various churches, it has never ceased to amaze and amuse me how much some denominational-minded church folks get hung up on legalistic hang-ups. Jesus Christ saved us to make us free, but it seems there are many who won't be satisfied unless they can place us under the bondage of their… Continue reading Control freaks: they want you in bondage, but Jesus made you free
Flow of Wisdom's Sean Anthony interviews Geoffrey Grider of Now The End Begins blog about attempts to fuse Christianity with Islam, how it affects the Bible publishing industry, and how it ties in with Bible prophecy. The interview was released yesterday on YouTube.
If you have been a genuine Christian for awhile, you know that taking a stand for the Lord Jesus will invoke the ire of unbelievers. In our times, many unbelievers think they are entitled to impose their will on us as if the body of Christ is supposed to be subject to the whims of… Continue reading UK Anglican church gets kudos from Diocese of Bristol for expelling yoga class
Gospel singer Kirk Franklin recently wrote a tribute to the late Andrae Crouch, who died in January. He made note of Crouch's soul-stirring music which crossed all ethnic boundaries and made the secular world take note of his talents despite the fact he sang about Jesus. Then Franklin expressed his disappointment that the Christian music… Continue reading Does it matter how the Christian music industry is perceived?
Canada's Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that a 1993 law banning doctor-assisted suicide violates the rights of patients who have severe and/or incurable diseases. The court ruling gives legislators one year to rewrite the law or it will automatically be null and void. Until this ruling, encouraging a patient to commit suicide or aiding or… Continue reading ‘The doctor will see kill you now’–Canada’s Supreme Court backs doctor-assisted suicide
Exercising one's faith in the Lord can be displayed in many ways and can present us with a mixed bag of outcomes. Sometimes it's convenient while at other times very inconvenient. Walking in faith can take us down a path full of messy sorrows or a path full of marvelous serenity. Regardless of how godly… Continue reading Fantastic feats of faith in the Father