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

500 Years Ago, a Man Stood Bravely Against the ‘Cancel Culture’

500 years ago, a man stood ready to die for biblical truth. On April 17, 1521, Martin Luther went before the Diet of Worms (pronounced 'waurms'), located in modern southwest Germany. ('Diet' meant 'meeting'.) In June 1520, Pope Leo X condemned 41 of Luther’s Ninety-five Theses (challenges to the church, nailed to the door of … Continue reading 500 Years Ago, a Man Stood Bravely Against the ‘Cancel Culture’

When Christian Faith is Bullied

A Brief Biblical Principle from our lesson on John 7:35-51: John 7:45-47 tells us… 45 Then the officers returned to the chief priests and Pharisees, who said to them, “Why didn’t you bring him back with you?” 46 The officers replied, “No one ever spoke like this man!” 47 Then the Pharisees answered, “You haven’t been deceived too, … Continue reading When Christian Faith is Bullied

Has God Surrendered His Throne? (not even close)

We serve a God who’s not surrendered his throne - regardless of how out of control our world may appear. My friends, if I weren’t a pastor I would be a coach. Exhorting, teaching and encouraging people is what I love to do. It’s who I am. At its heart, a pastor’s objective is, to … Continue reading Has God Surrendered His Throne? (not even close)