Before you go to church today, pray! Later, after attending worship today, pray again! Why such admonition on this Sunday morning? It is because blessings from the Holy Spirit are not found everywhere people are assembled before ministers who are opening their mouths. Oft times, when people are gathered for worship, ministers and congregants are … More What’s In Your Pulpit?
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
In Paul’s opening words to his Galatian friends, he makes the following declaration: For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10) It is clear from … More God-pleasers, Man-pleasers, Preachers, and People