“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.”
As Election Day nears, I feel more and more compelled to say this to the Christian Church: Return to your first love.
What does loving the sinner but hating the sin mean? How is it possible to love someone well after they have hurt you? And what does loving them well look like in real life?
There Is A Time For Bills
It’s always in the first few pages. Every author does it, though I’m sure some are ‘asked’ to do it by their publishers, though they would rather keep it out of their books. Some people may not be annoyed by it, but for me, it’s one of the most frustrating things about commentaries on the…
I like to win arguments. I like being right. I like showing people that I’m smart. I like using my knowledge and proving a point. It’s fun. I enjoy the rush it gives. And it may be one of the most destructive things I can do as a Christian.
They want to take God’s name out of the national anthem.
The fight continues on: should women be allowed to hold leadership roles in the Church? Can a woman preach, considering what Paul said in 1 Corinthians? How can a lady be the head of any religious activity?
Mention magic or wizards, witches or spells, and Christians the world over will freak out. Blogs will be written. Tweets will be sent. Names will be called, and lines will be drawn in the sand arbitrarily labelling “real Christians” from the fake ones. Fascinating what a topic can do to brothers and sisters in Christ.…
Not all preconceived notions are dangerous.