Preaching to the Choir: The Echo Chamber

To try to convince someone about something that they already support; to state one’s opinion to those who are already most receptive to it. I don’t know where or when the idea actually originated, but I do remember the 90s when Christians began wearing bracelets and t-shirts with the acronym for “What would Jesus do?” […]

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What God Wants from Us

“So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into […]

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I See You are Religious

Last Saturday night about midnight, our team sat at a table in a small restaurant in Athens near our hotel. Hungry and jetlagged, we were still looking forward with excitement to the week ahead. As with most trips of its kind, we knew to be ready for the unexpected and unplanned. While I was enjoying […]

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Imago Dei

In light of the recent Roe v Wade decision, I’ve been thinking about the relationship between God & humans. Why did God create us? What does it mean that humanity is made in His image? God said in Gen 1:26, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness.” He then formed Adam from […]

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A Great Point

[Please note: the following are words from the newsletter I receive from Russell Moore. On this day after our nation recognizes the freedoms we have through the sacrifice of others, these thoughts are too good to pass on the opportunity to share. ALSO, since Brent just finished preaching through the book of Hebrews, it was […]

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Top Ten Words of … Ever

“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.” Jesus The Ten Words of God have changed due to the coming of Christ – transformed but not trashed. We can no longer keep the Ten Commandments rightly unless we […]

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I SEE YOU – Critical Lessons from a Care Unit

Grace to you and peace [inner calm and spiritual well-being] from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Blessed [gratefully praised and adored] be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts and encourages us in every trouble so that we […]

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Imagine: The Most Important Thing in the World

“What if you had to tell someone the most important thing in the world,but you knew they’d never believe you?“ In the time-travel movie Déjà Vu, Agent Douglas Carlin asked this question to a woman he desperately wanted to save from a terrorist. As with any fiction-type movie dealing with imaginative themes, if you’re the […]

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