3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Grow Your Church

“The LORD said to Gideon, You’ve got too many people.” Judges 7:2 Hold on to your pearls because what you’re about to read could send today’s church growth gurus, along with their acolytes, into cardiac arrest. However, if you open up your spirit and your mind, you may just hear God saying something that is…

The Spirit of Party

In 1796, during George Washington’s Farewell Address, our first President made the following profound statement which speaks volumes to our current political condition. As he began to identify things which may, “disturb our Union” he said, “Men may endeavor to excite a belief, that there is a real difference of local interests and views. One…

3 Reasons You May Be Reading Your Bible All Wrong

The battle over Bible translations is as hot as ever and if your priority is to win friends and influence people, then it is certainly a topic you want to avoid. This message is sure to offend especially since there are such strong convictions on both sides. If you’re the type that highlights emotion, tradition,…

Open Your Eyes

One of the most self-defeating things a Christian can do is to pray for what he or she already possesses. Once upon a time there was a man who purchased a chainsaw from the local hardware store. After a week he brought it back to the store completely flustered. The man slammed the chainsaw on…