I love Grace to You and all the work John MacArthur does in rightly teaching us God's Word and how to mold our lives to what God wants. However, people's comments about GTY's latest blog illustrate the point of my latest post about discernment.GTY's authors are right to analyze the theology behind Hillsong Worship. After all, the … Continue reading Grace to You proves my point
June 15, 1985 - I was standing in a crowd of several thousand people. We had waited six hours by the front gates and now stood about a quarter-football field's distance away from the main stage. People were laughing and dancing to the music piped through the speakers, but all got silent as the band … Continue reading Learn to discern like a Boss
Not long after saving the previous blog, I came across a most appropriate statement about God changing our human nature. Rather than it getting lost in the long blog, I'll just share its hopeful message here. "If you yield yourself up to His divine working, the Lord will alter your nature; He will subdue the … Continue reading A few timely thoughts…
It's Thanksgiving week and many of us are turning our thoughts to being grateful. Our church recently devoted a whole service to people giving testimonies and singing songs with a grateful theme. Our regular Sunday morning service usually runs about 75 minutes. Our Thanksgiving service was almost two hours. And no one seemed terribly put … Continue reading Patience is not just a virtue, it is Biblical
The other day I hopped in my SUV to drive down to Dale’s gun store. It’s the one in the same plaza as the Christian bookstore, right next to the butcher shop. When I got there, a fellow coming out of the grocery store with a 12-pack of beer asked me if I had a … Continue reading Everything Liberals Hate aka – A Typical Day in the Heartland
I'm wrapping up our church youth group classes in the coming week, and we are ending our Old Testament study where Israel demands a king. The timing is interesting . Every four years, we have an opportunity to select a new president. Since current President Barack Obama is ending his second term, he cannot run … Continue reading The king we want. The king we get. The King we need.
I hate them. Just tell me what you want to say, and if I agree with you I will like it, share it, and maybe go read more of what you say on your website, blog, Twitter feed, or other social media posts. Sheesh.