Posts Tagged ‘Christian’

Apostasy threatens the Body of Christ today.

Apostasy, from the Greek word apostasia, means “defiance of an established system or authority; a rebellion; an abandonment or breach of faith.” In the first-century world, apostasy was a technical term for political revolt or defection. And just like in the first century, apostasy threatens the Body of Christ today. The Bible warns about people like…

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A House Divided Against Itself Will Surely Fall

There are three accounts in the Gospels in which Jesus states that a kingdom divided against itself is laid waste or a house divided cannot stand (Luke 11:17; Mark 3:25; Matthew 12:25). All three instances of this statement are spoken in response to the Pharisees’ accusation that Jesus was casting out demons by the power of Satan—a blasphemy that…

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The Warrior’s Mouth Is Filled with Prayers and Bold Speech. His Sword Has No Scabbard, and His Back Has No Armor, for the Retreat Is Unthinkable.”

Anyone Interested in Social Justice Who Doesn’t Know Jesus Is like a Blind Man Demanding That the Walls Be Painted His Favorite Color. Christians should be socially active to the extent God would have them do so. The responsibility of every Christian is to know God’s Word and apply it. James 4:17 says, “If anyone . .…

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Americans don’t want their country to be Europe

Americans don’t want their country to be Europe. I know this because I lived in Europe for 11 years and there’s a huge difference between the United States and the continent we rejected 230 years ago. Americans don’t want to be weak, milk-toast democracies that are bland when it comes to promoting human rights and…

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A Long Journey Home Book Cover

A Long Journey Home

A book about a fourteen-year-old boy, the son of a Baptist pastor, thrown from his home at age 14. This boy, StevieRay, would later become a multimillionaire. Now he gives orphans a second chance at life.