Although there are many Americans who hate that the NSA is snooping on them, there are many Americans who don’t seem to care. Citizens who are nonplussed and indifferent about it often use the “I-have-nothing-to-hide” excuse for their attitude. But if things progress the way they have been with the government expanding its snooping capabilities… Continue reading Nowhere to run, nothing to hide
I’ve admitted several times before that I’m a big fan of capitalism when it’s carried out based on righteous principles. Principles such as placing the dignity of human life above material wealth or rewarding those with good ethics who work hard or honoring one’s promises to produce good products. As in all things that have… Continue reading A rising tide lifts all boats (unless a boat is sabotaged)
Religion blogger Benjamin L. Corey recently shared his views on the mindset of churches in America compared to Christians who serve in places like India. He expressed his disdain for the “Jesus + bling” prosperity gospel that permeates not only mega-churches, but small and medium-sized American churches also. How did we get where we are… Continue reading The gospel according to meme: guilt, greed, and glory in postmodern churches
As we trudge toward the anti-Christian New World Order, we are often told by its policymakers that they desire a world where everyone is treated fairly, where the poor are given a chance to uplift themselves from poverty, where the rich and powerful aren’t allowed to get away with their destructive behavior, and where world… Continue reading Hondurans become collateral damage of World Bank in the NWO
The Parable of the Unjust Steward Luke 16:1: And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward; and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods. 2: And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of… Continue reading Lessons from a wasteful manager
I just read the controversial Christianity Today article entitled “Day of Reckoning” about Calvary Chapel today. When I read the part about the lawsuit and countersuit over assets for the Calvary Satellite Network, it brought two scriptures to mind: “And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide… Continue reading I’ll see you in court, my fellow Christian!
In his book, The Second Coming of the Church, Christian sociologist George Barna discovered five basic ways that church leaders in America judge the success of their ministry. They are as follows: congregational size, size of church facilities, scope of the ministry, budget size, and pastoral credibility. Out of these five, pastoral credibility is the most… Continue reading Some reasons why churches want your tithe