This past election cycle has been crazy. You could put it all under a circus tent because it literally is like a circus on reality TV. Maybe past elections have been like this and I just didn’t realize it….But it’s been crazy. The idea of “fake news” and “alternative facts” have been thrown out there … More Fake News? What About Fake Religion?
I saw this video the other day and it has had me spinning in thought ever since. It asks a very relevant question that may not have been asked 200…400…or even 2000 years ago in religious circles. The reason it interested me so much is precisely that the churches I came out of were notorious … More Do Religious Leaders and Con Artists Work The Same?
It’s not easy to see that our churches can be Sunday morning country clubs…and clubs are always exclusive. Start asking questions about churches and how you view yours. … More Churches are Exclusive Tribes…and I Think We Know It
Uh….we have a problem within Religion. What is it? It’s that most organized religious leaders confuse purpose with recognition. Whether we think it comes from God or from people, we are driven by recognition. And why wouldn’t we? We are all bombarded by the idea of success and we pin the “favor of God” to it … More Do we realize that recognition is different than purpose?
We are in interesting times here in Christianity. There are more and more people starting to wonder if what they have been doing on Sunday mornings (along with Sunday nights, Wednesday nights, and youth nights) is really the point or pinnacle of their walk with God. The lack of relationship and community with others has … More It’s A Business….right?
Check out this blog called Of Sheep and Shepherds about Jesus being the perfect Shepherd. We need to not look at any other man as our shepherd…only Jesus.
I have to question whether or not “influence” is good with in Christianity. Why? Because I can’t help but think that when another is influenced by someone, that someone is trying to make the other move according to what they may seem is right or wrong. The word “influence” is used very generously in church … More Influence
One use of the word integrity goes like this, according to Webster, “adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty”. I like how simple this is. Based off of this definition, if we have integrity, we are moral, ethical, and honest. The other definition of the word would be pertaining to the make up of a structure. Webster says this, “a sound, unimpaired, or perfect condition”, … More Integrity In The Body
We have seen so many people talking about how the youth of America are leaving the church, they don’t want to be there, or they don’t want to be called christian. Yet they still want to know God. We have an issue at hand that many in the religious institutions are willing to talk about … More It’s Artificial….That’s Why!
I heard it said once by a band manager in the Christian music industry years ago… that you “fake it until you make it”. His point was if you appear bigger and more important than you are, then people will take you that way. It is all about perception….and the perception you want, if you are … More Appearance of Prosperity