Sexuality and Christianity

I am troubled by how we have become so over aware of sexuality. Most every advertisement, every song, every article of clothing, every thought has been steered towards sex and sexual attraction. Sex, being a perk of life and the point of procreation is a wonderful facet of life. Despite popular opinion it is notContinue reading “Sexuality and Christianity”

Politicians and Religious Leaders

Mark 8:11-15 (YLT) The Pharisees came forth, and began to dispute with him, seeking from him a sign from the heaven, tempting him; and having sighed deeply in his spirit, he saith, `Why doth this generation seek after a sign? Verily I say to you, no sign shall be given to this generation.’ And having left them, havingContinue reading “Politicians and Religious Leaders”

Formation: James 1:8

The Book of James Discipleship Meeting: My view of a discipleship meeting vs. any other meeting is that discipleship is about learning how to better walk with Jesus. The meeting is not about “worshiping” as in music, it’s about New Testament worship, the laying down of our lives (Romans 12:1). The meeting is not about havingContinue reading “Formation: James 1:8”

Formation: James 1:1-7

Notes from our Thursday night discipleship group: We’ve considered podcasting our meetings but have opted out of that option for several reasons. The most prominent being that we haven’t wanted to allow any level of a performance mentality to enter into our gathering. When we gather we gather to meet Jesus, and when we openContinue reading “Formation: James 1:1-7”