Quit Looking Around

In Luke 18, Jesus addresses a group of arrogant spiritual leaders. These men have high morals, diligent spiritual practices, keen intellects, and solid reputations. All these things are good and not to be despised. However, the wise and gracious teacher wishes to draw their attention to two specific sins. These arrogant spiritual leaders: Trust in their … More Quit Looking Around

Humble Calvinists … Anything Else is Ludicrous

Pharaoh was a religious man who had a great measure of intellectual, spiritual, and theological belief. And with each advancing plague, he believed more and more truth about God, Moses, and himself. However, after suffering multiplied and horrific consequences due to his rebellion — bloody Nile water, an infestation of frogs, gnats, and flies, the ruining … More Humble Calvinists … Anything Else is Ludicrous

We Are Ministers and Not Messiahs

As elders in Christ’s church, we often take ourselves, our ministries, our successes, and our failures to personally and seriously. Sometimes we over-think our importance in God’s Kingdom due to ignorance. Somewhere in our training someone has impressed upon us that we really have the ability to change hearts, change families, and change communities. We prove … More We Are Ministers and Not Messiahs