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How You React to Fallen People Reveals What You Think about God

How You React to Fallen People Reveals What You Think About God

Every individual is part of the same human family, made by one Being, and connected to one another because of His creative work. The linkage that binds us together came from God’s mind and flowed through His creative hands—anthropomorphically speaking—in Genesis 1:27. Each person—regardless of… Continue Reading …

Comparing Yourself May Make You an Accidental Pharisee

Comparing Yourself May Make You an Accidental Pharisee

When you’re right about something, you know you’re right, the Bible affirms you’re right, and your friends do too, how do you steward your knowledge? Have you ever been right in the past, but now you believe differently? You were not right, but you thought… Continue Reading …

Are You Attractive? A Way To Know Is If Sinners Hang with You

Are You Attractive_ A Way to Know Is If Sinners Hang With You

Are you an attractive person? I’m not speaking of cultural attractiveness. The peak of attractiveness has a biblical look to it. Jesus was a holy and righteous man, and non-religious people were comfortable hanging with Him. That’s the picture of attractiveness that I’m going for… Continue Reading …

Should My Church Change Its Practice On Alcohol?

Should My Church Change Its Practice On Alcohol?

Secondary preferences at times can move to primary prominence in some peoples’ minds. When this happens, division comes and strong opinions prevail. One of the most hotly debated secondary issues in the church, historically speaking, is whether it’s a sin to drink alcohol. When helping… Continue Reading …

How To Live with People with Different Preferences

The gospel practicalized is a transcendent lifestyle over cultural and religious traditions, preferences, and expectations. If you practically understand this idea, you will learn how to live with others who have preferences, desires, and wants that are different from you. Of course, if you don’t… Continue Reading …

Mind Mapping a Strategy to Change Your Life and Relationships

The apostle Paul gives you a profound and robust strategy to change your thought life. He goes so far as to say that how you think can not only improve your life, but it can change the lives of others. Listen to the podcast You… Continue Reading …

Investigating Legalism—Where in the World Is Worldliness?

Where in the world is worldliness? How you answer this question will determine how you live out your Christian experience in God’s world. Your “system of Christian practice” flows from how you answer my question. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google… Continue Reading …

Why Does God Bless Some, But Not Others?

Why does God bless some and does not bless others is a complex and sensitive issue that requires theological carefulness. Without carefulness, you might have a misunderstanding of the Lord and His purposes in your life. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

Day 20 – The Danger of Pragmatic Parenting

31-Day Parenting Devotion Day 20 THE DANGER OF PRAGMATIC PARENTING Love is patient and kind. (1 Corinthians 13:4) Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If you want to comment on this content, go here. Have you… Continue Reading …

Hey Rick, What Does Your Wife Wear To the Beach?

What you wear to the beach is a secondary preferential matter, but our clothing choices should never be divorced from community input. Our physical bodies are part of a greater body that has a corporate responsibility of putting the beauty of Christ on display in… Continue Reading …