(From The Foundations Archive) Ignorance is bliss, or so the old expression goes. Is there any truth to it or is ignorance a path to destruction?
Monday, May 13, 2013
(From The Foundations Archive) It has been said, "Preach the Gospel at all times. When necessary, use words." The Gospel is inherently verbal but there is some truth in the statement. To reach the world with the love of God manifest in Christ Jesus, we will need both words and deeds.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Everybody loves nuts, right? Peanuts, cashews, pistachios, and more are all yummy treats. However, there are nuts that are destructive, creating an allergic reaction that could be fatal. When fruit is what we need, what happens when nuts are thrown in the mix?
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The memes, oh the memes! All sorts of them are floating around the internet but a few that have stood out as questions about the state of the world. People are trying to make sense of the world around them and wind up making or re-posting memes while scratching their heads. Logic doesn't seem to apply. Perhaps Scripture does.
Monday, April 29, 2013
How arrogant we humans are! So often are we caught up in our expectations and schedules that we miss what's right in front of us. In Part 2 of Scheduled Miracles & Other Madness, we continue to look at things the modern church does that conflict with God's ways out of our good intentions and desire to see His glory on Earth rather than open rebellion. We also seek to find the Lord where He actually resides.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
In what turned out to be part one of a series, we look at some of the bad (and mostly unScriptural) habits the church has fallen into. If the truth be told, some of these have really been bothering me for a while and, if I read some blogs correctly, I'm not alone. Some of these are specific to certain movements within the church but a lot of them apply to everyone.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Is it possible to be culturally relevant and still be true to the Word of God? That question has been debated for a very long time. Some fall to one side and some to another. How did Paul handle this situation? For that matter, how did Jesus?