One Spirit and Purpose

Here we go again. I recommend any Facebook users to stay away for the next few days because the political banter is getting nasty, even amongst fellow believers. I’ve seen people on both sides throwing Scripture in each other’s faces like to prove their points on the health care issue. Just watch as this issue continues to divide churches, denominations and the country because “good Christian people” continue to resort ...

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Practicing Reconciliation

“All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.” (2 Corinthians 5:18–19 NIV) I admit that I’m always the best at remembering exactly how things happened in the past. The details of our lives are ...

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Home for the Holidays

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the hearts of men; yet they cannot fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” (Ecclesiastes 3:11 NIV) I love talking to some of our college students over the Christmas break because it is always interesting to get their reports from home. Some of these students are freshmen and sophomores that couldn’t wait to get home ...

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