22Feb/24

Are We Too Busy for Discipleship?

Many Christians feel too busy for discipleship, even though they say they are interested in it.

A recent study by the Barna Institute [https://www.barna.com/research/christians-too-busy/] dispelled the myth that the main reason Christians are not involved in discipleship is a lack of time. In fact, those who are already involved in discipleship communities tend to be just as busy as those who are not. The real reason, according to the article, is a lack of prioritization.

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24Jan/24

Keep it light!

It’s no secret that the world can sometimes feel like it’s spinning out of control. But we have the ultimate weapon to combat the chaos – our sense of humor! That’s right, the Bible even says so:

Proverbs 17:22 (NIV) says, “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.”

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19Jan/24

Paul’s Five Practical Commands

The apostle Paul wrote his first letter to the Corinthians to address various issues and challenges that the church in Corinth was facing. At the very end, he gave a concise and powerful summary – five clear commands, of how Christians should live in a hostile world.

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. Do everything in love. (1 Corinthians 16:13-14 NIV)

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11Jan/24

The Shepherd’s Staff and the Scepter: A Call for America’s Renewal

The Biblical saga of David and Saul in the Old Testament offers a poignant reflection on the tension between the old and the new, the established and the rising. In their contrasting figures, we see starkly portrayed the struggle of an established order clinging to power and the audacious rise of a young David, anointed by God, ushering in a new era.

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23Nov/23

The Power of Gratitude: A Journey through Hebrew, Jewish, and Christian Traditions

“Gratitude is the key to happiness.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Gratitude is a universal human emotion, deeply embedded in the fabric of cultures around the world. Yet, it holds a particularly profound significance in Hebrew and Jewish traditions, where it is not merely an emotion but a way of life.This deep-rooted appreciation for blessings received has profoundly impacted Christianity and, subsequently, American culture and the world at large.

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17Nov/23

Christian guy makes case for more masculine worship

Joshua Haymes, Christian publisher and missionary to urban America, has made an appeal for more masculine sounding worship in our churches.

Joshua highlights a pressing concern within the modern evangelical Church—namely, the prevalence of effeminate themes in worship music. The plea for a shift from songs portraying Jesus as a romantic figure to those emphasizing Christ as the Conquering King resonates with the desire for a more robust and doctrinally sound musical expression.

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09Nov/23

The Suppression of Truth in History, the Sciences, and the Media

In a world inundated with information, it is crucial for believers to discern the truth from the carefully crafted narratives that often distort reality. As a Christian leader, I have been compelled to explore the ways in which truth is suppressed in various facets of our society. Drawing from the teachings of the Bible, this post aims to shed light on how and why truth is often obscured in history, sciences, and the media.

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