Dave Ramsey, financial common-sense advocate, on his radio program recently said that “the same region of your brain that causes someone to become addicted to pornography causes them to become addicted to fear.” This is why fear sells better than hope. Fear drives up ratings and profits. It does so because once we get that … Continue reading Living in Fear
We read in Mark 11:11-21 of Jesus cursing a fruitless fig tree, cleansing the Temple for a second time, and the fig tree dying from the cruse. This fig tree represented Israel during Jesus’ day and time, fruitless. The lesson of the fig tree is clear, that those who do not bear fruit will face … Continue reading Bearing Fruit
In a previous post called You Ought to Be Teachers we talked about the need for Christians to be teachers and specifically the need to be well versed in first principles. This is what the Hebrew writer had to say to the Christians reading his letter. "For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you have … Continue reading How do I Become a Christian?
After all that has happened this year I am incredibly grateful for Thanksgiving. True to its founding I believe it to be a holiday that all Christians should be more enthusiastic about. It is a day of prayer, supplication, and giving of thanks for all that we have been blessed by in this year so far. It … Continue reading Thanksgiving
"I appeal to you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another so that there be no divisions among you and that you may be perfectly united in mind and thought." 1 Corinthians 1:10 Unity is to be a mark of Christians. As the verse above … Continue reading Is Christ Divided?