I Was Diagnosed With Shiny Object Syndrome
I have a syndrome. I was diagnosed with it in the fall of 2016. Maybe you’ve heard of it. It’s called “shiny object syndrome”. I exhibited the following symptoms:
Order In The Church (Sermon on Titus 1)
The Church is not given physical authority to overtake the rebellious, but spiritual authority through the Word of God to speak the truth so that lies are revealed and the enemies voice just becomes useless noise.
Bruised Reeds Among Us
If he doesn’t break the bruised reed, nor snuff out the smoldering wick, then what does He do with them? He heals. He repairs. He restores. He saves. He redeems. He resurrects.
When Is Someone Ready For Baptism?
Baptism is a means of grace for the Church. There are varying views within Christianity about the purpose and how it should be done (sprinkle with water, or immersion), as well as what actually happens when one is baptized. Is there any cleansing that takes place spiritually? Is it effectual for saving someone? Do you…
Strengthen The Souls of the Disciples
Originally posted on Joel Littlefield: When Paul entered Lystra for the second time after being beaten and left for dead, it was no question as to why he was there. He had returned to the city to “strengthen the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many…
A World Without _______ Would be a Better World!
The way to cope is not to imagine a better world, or to wish it would all just go away. The mechanism for handling the increasing trouble around us, according to Scripture, is faith in God.
The End is Not Yet & The Mission Remains Certain
The end is not yet. How do we know this? “And the gospel must be proclaimed to all nations.” Mark 13:10 In the midst of His discourse on the end of time, Jesus adds these words of assurance and missional focus. It’s as if he’s saying, “Things will get bad. Really bad. But the mission…