When You Mix Church and Politics

When you mix church and politics - you get politics. **Please don’t misunderstand - standing fearlessly as a church, and as an individual, for biblical morality is not politics.  Jesus never shrank from the truth.  And neither should his followers. What I'm writing about here is when a church tethers itself to a candidate and/or … Continue reading When You Mix Church and Politics

When you’re accused of being (fill in the blank)-phobic

Have you been accused of being transphobic, homophobic, xenophic, ad nauseum? Don't allow someone to bully you simply because you don't hold to the same opinion they do.  I continue to watch the "tolerant" be the most intolerant, bigoted, and hateful.  To them, free speech is only free when it's their opinion coming out of … Continue reading When you’re accused of being (fill in the blank)-phobic


**Immediately below this blog is a message I preached not too long ago to help people understand that salvation is by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone. Stop trying to work your way to heaven. It’s called “legalism.” It’s bondage. And it will suck the life out of you. It’s the day-after-day “checking … Continue reading Bewitched

Open War

“I will not risk open war.” - Théoden, King of Rohan “Open war is upon you, whether you would risk it or not.” - Aragorn Lord of the Rings - the Two Towers From the book of Revelation. Pay particular attention to the last verse: “Then there was war in heaven. Michael and his angels … Continue reading Open War

Jesus Was Not “Meek and Mild.”

Contrary to the passive, unobtrusive figure we tend to learn about in Sunday School, Jesus was often just the opposite. More accurately, this man was fearless. Consider the following quote: "Jesus never backed away from a conflict. He took on hecklers and scoffers of every stripe. Once, he stood down a mob intent on stoning … Continue reading Jesus Was Not “Meek and Mild.”