Did I get your attention last week with my statements about Christians and truth? See post here if you missed it. It has the sermon link too.
Truth = change and change = increased responsibility.
I am thinking of the story of Jesus and the man at the pool of Bethesda. A crippled man has been an invalid […]
We Christians think of ourselves as truthful people. We say we not only know the truth but we love it as well.
Being a Christian, I have a lot of Christian friends. Being a pastor, I have known a lot of Christians over the years, in good times and bad. I find the above statement very interesting […]
All religions are basically the same. A spiritual, material, eternal reward is offered and a system of behavior is required. When properly applied, the behavior brings the reward.
The rewards differ: Nirvana, 72 Virgins, Cosmic Consciousness, Heaven, etc.
As well, the system of behavior differs: prayer wheels, jihad, religious rituals, moral living, etc. But the rewards and […]
The answer depends on what they are angry about.
For many years I was very angry with the church I grew up in. My anger was such that it was keeping me from God. I actually hated Christians. My issue was hypocrisy. My mistake was confusing God with His people. People are almost perfect hypocrites. We […]
I just got this email and it provoked some thoughts about pride. They wrote:
Your messages have been amazing! It was so quiet on Sunday as you were speaking, so I know the words you were speaking were going straight to people’s hearts, including mine.
Your description of the sins we commit just being surface symptoms of […]