As a high school soccer coach, I encounter certain opposing teams who can be quickly addressed and dismissed. Their coach may be a man of character, knowledge, and skill. Their roster may be filled with sharp men who have a great heart for the game and a tremendous work ethic. However, knowing my team in comparison to … More Are We Dangerous?
It has been an ancient question: Which comes first, the chicken or the egg? Genesis records God speaking forth birds on the fifth day, and my childhood pictorial Bible shows no eggs in the Garden of Eden. However, I suppose the Sovereign Creator could speak forth an egg that is immediately hatched. Frankly, I am not sure, but at this point I am going with the chicken … More Entirely Forgiven, I Eagerly Confess; Entirely Forgiven, I Eagerly Forgive
Servant-leaders are not demigods. In all churches, there are pastors, ministers, bishops, priests, elders, deacons, and deaconesses. These individuals are to be obeyed, honored, and/or respected. It is a good and godly task they perform as they care for and serve those in the flock of Christ. Sadly, some of these servants let their job-titles go to their … More The Truth about Church Officers