Sola Church exists to Know Him and make Him known (Mark 16:15).
As Christians, suicide is seen in a very different light. Shikishima’s belief is tied to his behavior, and he says, “That monster (Godzilla) will never forgive us”
Life isn’t easy, is it? The holiday season comes to an end, the credit card debt needs to be followed up, often, these are times when counseling and financial consultation are most acquired based on statistics and census reports. We may be able to retreat from the battle for a little while, but life is full of complex situations that
“The central miracle asserted by Christians is the Incarnation. They say that God became Man. Every other miracle prepares for this, or exhibits this, or results from this….” – C.S. Lewis
Praying for the country of the rising sun to become one day known as the country of the Risen Son!
I believe without the doctrine of the church; Christians could not possibly exist.
Pastoring is not just weird, pastoring is hard. Statistics show that 85% of seminary graduates who enter ministry will leave ministry in the first 5 years.
Here are 3 reasons why anonymous letters are “useless” and goes straight to the trash pile in ministry settings.
How can we help others grow in spiritual maturity? How can we help our children to be more Christ-like?
Be willing to make mistakes and learn from your mistakes.
How does the Bible inform and help navigate through the mind of a master manipulator? How can we identify and examine whether we are master manipulators?
1`What is a local church and why do they exist? If there’s no alignment, then everyone is doing what is right in their own eyes.
How are Christians to respond to this entire month of June for being a Pride month? How can we model and emulate Christ amid all that people are going through?
Does what I think, what I feel, what I do glorify the Name of my Lord? I believe that question alone can become a wise counsel that can eliminate 90% of the issues dealt with in life.
Satan wants to split the church in half like our country is divided in so many areas. Satan wants to do everything in the church to bring division and get Christians off the course!
The number of ministers across denominational lines that either have or will experience forced termination is 1/3.
The sad reality is that these sorts of conversations I have as a pastor and as a biblical counselor are quite common.
Today in the 21st century, it is not easy being a Christian.
There is a sense of “fear of man” rather than “fear of God” There is a shrinking fear from those of wealth or position. There is a fear that someone will perhaps offend and drive punishment people away.
Pastoring is challenging in difficult times so embrace the joy of Christ. (1 Thess 5:16,18).
We cannot miss this as a church in the business of all the ministry activities we do. The risen Christ implied the need for the mission to all nations.
Prayer should be our number one priority in building an intimate relationship with Christ
We are to give Jesus our top priority. I don’t want to ever miss that as a Christian.
As a pastor, my prayer and desire are to see that as leaders we will create a system from national, state, local, and church to work together to build leaders to see greater number of evangelism and baptism.