Philippians 2:6-8 “Though He was in the form of God, He did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross The right Christmas mindset … Continue reading Empty at Christmas
Why does human injustice hurt so deeply? Because humans are image bearers of the God who made them. When one suffers we all suffer with them. As image bearers we are called to image forth his glory. When immorality and self are served instead of His glory, we sin. That’s what we see manifested everywhere in our world today. Today’s suffering came as one man … Continue reading Why Does Human Injustice Hurt So Deeply?
The idea of pledging allegiance to something should certainly not be taken lightly. It means to be loyal to or to submit to some thing or cause. I’ve been “pledging allegiance” to the United States flag since I was in kindergarten. It’s not like I knew what true allegiance was at the time. I simply knew I lived in a country that taught its children … Continue reading Love People More Than Your Country
You hear of wars and the rumors of wars daily, but these things must come to pass. And should greater calamity come, and it eventually will, we will trust Jesus. Continue reading Do Not Be Motionless From Fear
As I consider the varying opinions of my Christian friends this election season, I feel the need to address the issue of integrity and compromise. This is a call to consider our own hearts as we decide whose name we will endorse for Commander in Chief. It’s About Integrity As Christians we have a duty to uphold the truth of Jesus Christ, not a particular … Continue reading Concern For This Nation Should Not Lead You to Compromise
Every presidential election cycle I get the same feeling in my stomach. It’s not a fear of the wrong person getting into office. It’s not so much a concern about policies, tax hikes or American freedoms being stripped away. It’s a concern for the Church. I notice it every time. Christians fear the outcome of the election as if the oval office actually controlled our … Continue reading Preparing Your Heart for Post Election
Psalm 26:2 “Prove me, O Lord, and try me; test my heart and my mind.“ Last night was the United States state of the Union address. Many of you, before the President even began to speak knew you would hate everything he had to say. Based upon his record of non-biblical and foolish statements, you knew he would spout off dozens of offenses and then … Continue reading State of Your Heart Address