You may want to read the first post this one is a continuation of by clicking HERE. Here's the truth about how some people choose a congregation to attend (No particular order): Upbeat, high energy, contemporary music. It's the newest cool place to be. Their friends attend there... (This is #1) Low expectations from the congregation (Not named overtly, but this is true) Conversely here Read more [...]

Honesty And Church (Part 1)

January 26, 2015 — 1 Comment
When the church meets the purpose is NOT to entertain Christians with slick messages, cool songs, or hip packaging (Lighting, sound, video). Nor is it to be such that seeks to draw those who are not Christian to attend. THE purposes of church are: 1) To glorify and honor God through worship, 2) To proclaim the Gospel in a manner that also glorifies God, 3) A time for Christians to mutually edify and Read more [...]
Praying For Others: A Practical Guide January 25, 2015 Radio Program Manuscript Recently I came across a verse that caused me to step back a moment. 1 Sam 12:23, “Far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you…” I had never contemplated that not praying for someone could be a sin against GOD. After some reflection I realized God has chosen to accomplish His Read more [...]

Christ As Everything

January 19, 2015 — Leave a comment
Christ As Everything (Eph 5:15-21) Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the best use of the time, b/c the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but u’stand what the will of the Lord is. 18 And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit, 19 addressing one another in psalms & hymns & spiritual songs, singing Read more [...]
This is the manuscript for today's radio program... One of the things I think it important for C’ians to do is be thoughtful, reflective, seeking God to be wise. Our life is much more than being born… growing up… having a family… working… retiring & then dying. It is MUCH more! The C’ian’s life is to be all about glorifying God! Our salvation is much more than just escaping Read more [...]