“If I must be silent about these things, then I’m not free … I would rather die than to be so fearful that I never lived.”
– Gianna Jessen (abortion survivor and advocate for life)
If Christ did not accept the rod for our sin, there would be no hope. All would be darkness and chaos. But he did, and the grace of God poured forth from His wounds to redeem and restore that which was lost.
Biblical Reconciliation is primarily a vertical process and relationship between an individual and God mediated through Jesus Christ. All authentic and redeeming qualities of reconciliation flow from this vertical relationship with God as the source. There is NO other source of reconciliation.
Virtue Signaling is the secular world’s version of repentance. Everyone with a social media account is expected, pressured or coerced to enage in virtue signaling. Can the Bible shape our response?
Where does the ‘Justice Impulse’ come from? We’ve all experienced some form of injustice in life or at least witnessed it. Something from deep within cries out, “That is wrong!”
In early February of 2014, I heard that world renown preacher, philosopher, author and Christian apologist Dr. Ravi Zacharias would be coming to a church in Fort Worth to speak. I’ll call him ‘Ravi’ because his ministry has been a part of my life since around 2009
I have learned that beauty is rooted in ultimate reality and an artist’s personality is the prism through which we see that reality. The beauty we enjoy points to something else.
You’ve probably noticed the phrase ‘Supply Chain’ mentioned more and more by the media and government officials. The supply chain starts where a product is sourced like a farm or manufacturer. Those goods make their way to distribution centers and then onto the shelves of neighborhood stores where you and I can purchase them.
Biblical faith has always been active, outward-bound and other-focused by serving others. We are called to be the church without walls. That was God’s original intent when He designed how His people who go about His business across the globe throughout history. His command has always been ‘Go’.
As Local Outreach Pastor during the COVID19 pandemic, the church is faced with new challenges when it comes to connecting and serving people. . Think about the elderly widow who is isolated but she has a smart phone. She may not be aware of the capabilities at her fingertips. The objective is to help you help others connect face to face using technology.