Then Jesus asked them, “Would anyone light a lamp and then put it under a basket or under a bed? Of course not! A lamp is placed on a stand, where its light will shine." - Jesus [Mark 4:21] From what I've gathered, the vast majority of Christians around the world believe that God is … Continue reading The Problem With a “Personal” God
Chances are you recognize some, if not all, of the logos above. Part of a company's success can be measured by how well its logo is recognized nationally and internationally. logo [ loh-goh ] - A graphic representation or symbol of a company name, trademark, abbreviation, etc., often uniquely designed for ready recognition. Logos are everywhere. … Continue reading The Power of Logos
Be on guard, keep awake. For you do not know when the time will come.Mark 13:33 ESV Action movies are my favorite, especially those with superheroes. The more fighting, the better! I realize that not everyone is keen on watching violent movies (different strokes for different folks). However, as true followers of Jesus Christ, we are … Continue reading Spiritual Ninja
Last week, right after one of our family dinners, our son Joshua invited my wife Mari and I to preview "Old Time Religion," his very first mod for the game Fallout 4. Don't feel bad if you have no idea what a mod is or never heard of Fallout 4. We didn't until last week. … Continue reading Immersive
Countless sermons, books, blog posts, and certainly worship leaders' opening statements have included the phrases, "God dwells in the praises of His people," and "Worship invites the presence of God." In fact, this post is in response to an article I recently read with that very same title. My emphasis will be on the concept … Continue reading Does worship really INVITE God’s presence?
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
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