And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. - Romans 8:28 If you are a math teacher or are simply good with numbers, you most likely frowned at the above equation. That's because, in arithmetic, a positive multiplied or … Continue reading God’s Arithmetic
Fruits and nuts are an essential part of a balanced diet because of their high nutrient profiles. When packaged and sold together, they serve as a healthy alternative to the most common junk-food snacks. As comical as it may sound, it is unfortunate that the universal church (body of Christ) is also packed with fruits … Continue reading Of Fruits And Nuts
I can only imagine the mixed reactions within the crowd as Jesus began to preach this "new" message which seemed to be in conflict with those of the other teachers (of the law). Here is an excerpt from that well known discourse titled "Sermon on the Mount," which is recorded in the book of Matthew, … Continue reading Why go the extra mile?
OK, I know exactly what your first reaction was when you read this. I too would raise my eyebrows or frown if I saw an article/blog post with that title, especially if I knew it was written by a professed Christian who is also a Minister of the Gospel. Did it catch your attention? If … Continue reading Holy S****t!
Most likely you or someone you know has occasionally used these two words in a conversation, "THEY say...". I hear them frequently in our home and I would be lying if I said that I've never used them myself, but cross my heart, my better half beats me to it. Like with most people, when … Continue reading The All-Knowing “They”
Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, you are seeking me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate your fill of the loaves." - John 6:26 Unfortunately, the faith that many proclaim to have in Jesus is limited, obscured, and misguided due to their lack of spiritual discipline. That is why … Continue reading Cracker Jack, Captain Crunch, and Christ Jesus
Are you familiar with the game show Wheel of Fortune? Have you ever wished you could be a contestant spinning the wheel? Unknowingly, many of us actually live a Wheel of Fortune kind of life when it comes to our struggles, weaknesses, or lack of commitment. Let me explain. Since the beginning, man has been … Continue reading The Wheel of Blame
WASH (Your hands) Handwashing has been part of personal hygiene and religious rituals around the world for millennia. Bathing and cleansing are mentioned as early as in the book of Genesis and graphic evidence of handwashing has appeared in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. "Wash your hands!" How many of you remember mom or dad telling you … Continue reading Wash, Fold, and Raise!
Yes, of course, this post was inspired by the current coronavirus pandemic. Besides the hundreds of memes, videos, articles, and reports that have and will continue to surface on this topic, you can rest assured that many more blog posts and even sermons will also. So, with that in mind, what do you think the … Continue reading A Stone, a Virus, and a Drop of Blood
If you are a regular on social media or follow the news, chances are you've come across a supposedly true story. Not that it's totally unbelievable, it's actually quite relatable, but with people's obsession about going viral these days, sometimes it's hard to tell whether a narrative is true or not. The story is about … Continue reading On Being Fooled