Last Friday Night . . . (Pt 1)

This next series of thoughts will take several blogs to unpack. So I encourage one to be patient as this make take a while. There is a song of the same name out there by Katy Perry. The song glorifies the aspect of how they got sooo drunk that there behavior was detrimental to theContinue reading “Last Friday Night . . . (Pt 1)”

The Forbidden Jewel . . .

AW Tozer is considered by many to an excellent theologian. He was a self taught individual who would best be described as a “pull your self up by your bootstraps” type of guy. He was ordained by the Christian Missionary and Alliance church. But he made a serious judgement gaff when he attempted to describeContinue reading “The Forbidden Jewel . . .”

I Still Believe . . .

In the fictional movie “The Polar Express” we are greeted by the narration of an adult who looks back at a key time in his youth where he was struggling to still beleive in Santa Clause though surrounded by all those who seek to point out Santa is not real. And one can only stillContinue reading “I Still Believe . . .”

God is Never Late But . . .

When I attended seminary, there was a older woman who was a secretary that had a saying, “God is never late, but he sure has missed quite a few opportunities to be early!” After attending the early service today, that saying has been buzzing through my brain. At the early service, the music worship portionContinue reading “God is Never Late But . . .”

Whose Approval are We Seeking . . .

With Covid 19, many churches have found themselves on the “outs” with their government. Some have chosen to beleive that since it has not affected themselves personally, it isn’t as bad as it portrayed in the media. Here in the United States it was even suggested that the virus was a vast conspiracy to keepContinue reading “Whose Approval are We Seeking . . .”

“Beam Me Up Scotty” . . .

Though that phrase is often attributed to to the iconic character Capt. Kirk in the fictional world of Star Trek, yet it was not actually uttered. According to Wikipedia: Despite the phrase entering into popular culture, it is a misquotation and has never been said in any of the television series or films, contrary to popular belief.[1] ThereContinue reading ““Beam Me Up Scotty” . . .”

Through Heaven’s Eyes . . .

In America, there was a talk show that ran on the air from 1952 through 1970 called the Art Linkletter Show. Now the show was not a Christian talk show but the host was a Christian. One day, in the late 60’s, Art had on a female guest who he knew was a conservative Christian.Continue reading “Through Heaven’s Eyes . . .”

Attendee or Disciple?

This is a crucial question of our age. Ironically here in America, the more mega churches we have, the less percentage of the population actively call themselves Christian. And yes there are many reasons behind that trend of why we are failing to produce new disciples. One of the key points that you will hereContinue reading “Attendee or Disciple?”

Worship in a Can . . .

This blog post on the scale of opinion to fact probably ranks closer to opinion. But none the less it is an issue that ranks very close to my heart. I have led worship, I have done sound and lighting for worship. I play guitar, drums, and I have dabbled with the bass and aContinue reading “Worship in a Can . . .”

I Know What’s Best For You . . .

In the classic book Animal Farm, George Orwell makes an astonishing statement: “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” Consider for a moment the phrase, “I know what’s best for you.” This phrase can take on several meanings in English depending upon where the spoken emphasis is placed. All ofContinue reading “I Know What’s Best For You . . .”