Would Jesus Approve Of Modern Christianity? Check out this very thought-provoking article by Wes McAdams. If you or your church consider yourselves Christian, that’s great. However, would JESUS consider you to be Christian? That’s a very important question. How will you answer it? Will you go by your feelings? Or will you go by the… Read More Would Jesus Approve Of Modern Christianity?
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will… Read More I Appeal To You…
“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast” (Eph. 2:8-9). From this passage we see that we are saved by God’s grace through our faith, and that we did not save ourselves, but rather our salvation… Read More Are We Saved By Works?
Setting the proper example has been at the forefront of my mind since 1998, the year when I was elected to be my Christian college fraternity’s “preacher,” and realized soon afterwards that I would have to start “practicing what I preach” if I was to be taken seriously. As a minister, being a good example… Read More Whose Example Do You Follow?
It is my sincere hope that all of us pray to our Father in heaven, and pray often. The Bible says to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thess. 5:17), and we should remember that this verse is a command from God that he expects us to obey. Prayer is not an optional thing if we want… Read More How’s Our Prayer Life?
This past Sunday afternoon, I received a call that no minister wants to receive. A dear sister in Christ had just passed away after suffering from a grievous illness for many months, and her family was grieving at the house. Would I please come and be with them? Two months ago, I sat every day… Read More Joy In The Midst Of Grief
One of my favorite secular songs is Johnny Cash’s Walk The Line. I like that song because the lyrics speak of the great sacrifice a man would make for a woman, thus expressing his obvious love for her. While listening to that song the other day, I started to wonder how many of us could honestly… Read More Christians, Do We “Walk The Line?”
Have you ever wondered why David, “a man after God’s own heart” (Acts 13:22; 1 Sam. 13:14), never showed any sign of remorse over committing adultery with Bathsheba and his attempted deception and ultimate murder of her husband (2 Sam. 11)? After all, it was David’s faith that motivated him to face the giant Goliath… Read More What Produces Repentance?