Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes! It is like the dew of Hermon, which falls on the mountains of Zion! For there … More In Good Faith, Come Together!
Paul was the founder, former minister, and former moderator of a very dysfunctional assembly. His beloved church in Greece continually struggled with a host of missional, visional, theological, ministerial, and relational issues. Sometimes, sin was introduced to the church by lay-people living contrary to sacred Scripture. At other times, the sin and schism was encouraged by errant leaders — abusive or … More A Prayer for Dysfunctional Assemblies
Before our divine appointment with the Holy Spirit, we were dead in our trespasses and sins. Horribly, we walked according to the game-plan of this world and followed the leadership of the Prince of Darkness. Consequently, we were sons of disobedience who naturally and habitually followed the fluctuating whims of our fleshly lusts. Therefore, because of our exceeding … More Far, Near, and One