Your Life NEEDS Margin!

I absolutely love to read. Books give us the possibility of entering into a conversation with people we will never meet. These authors teach us about life, marriage, faith, and the art of story-telling. Yet a badly designed book can have devastating consequences on the ability of the reader to enjoy it! On the left,Continue reading “Your Life NEEDS Margin!”

A Daily Death (New Message)

A Daily Death (Click to Open) Many people view the Gospel as a means to become rich and achieve supernatural health. The has been propagated by ministers who preach the so-called “prosperity gospel.” This false teaching has been spurred into popularity by the materialistic society which exists in the western world. In opposition to this,Continue reading “A Daily Death (New Message)”

The Problem with “Individual” Religion

The Christian faith has been deeply wounded by the individualism paraded by capitalistic society. Everything around us urges Christians to seek self-help and improve their personal lives.¬†This has formed a church culture based on will-power¬†and self-realization apart from Christ. Pragmatism has trumped biblical truth. The belief that Christianity is ONLY an individual decision made atContinue reading “The Problem with “Individual” Religion”

The Gospel Tears Walls Down

We are in the midst of a politically charged season. As U.S. citizens prepare to elect the most powerful person in the world, a variety of issues have surfaced. One of the vital issues of the presidential election is how the next president will handle immigrants. As a Christian, will you respond from a placeContinue reading “The Gospel Tears Walls Down”

There’s a Document Greater Than the Constitution.

We have a tendency to take cultural norms and make them a standard for religious orthodoxy. One of the most disgusting, shameful, and terrible examples of this is racism. Flannery O’Connor lived from 1925 – 1964 and wrote prolifically about the cultural issues of her day. Growing up in the south, she saw the trueContinue reading “There’s a Document Greater Than the Constitution.”