Dr.Michael Brown says truth comes before Love…I disagree. Truth can only exist because Love has always been. Read this article to start asking your own questions about truth and Love. … More Dr. Michael Brown and his “Truth”
I came across some new data the other day that seems we need to have more and more conversations about organized religion and the dire need to give money to them. If there wasn’t money to be made, would evangelicalism (or any denomination of any kind for that matter) look the way it does today? … More If There Wasn’t Money To Be Made…Would It Be Done?
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?
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is it so much easier to share Jesus with the masses than with the individual? Trust is earned through intimacy.
One definition of the word Syndrome is, “A complex of symptoms indicating the existence of an undesirable condition or quality”. Along with that, the definition of Symptom is, “a sign of the existence of something, esp. of an undesirable situation”. So, a Syndrome is a bunch of Symptoms combined to make an undesirable condition. I … More The “My Church” Syndrome
These are famous words from Jesus, “You have heard the law that says, ‘Love your neighbor’ and hate your enemy. 44 But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! 45 In that way, you will be acting as true children of your Father in heaven. For he gives his sunlight to … More The Non-Violent Love of 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!