Headlines this morning state “At least 45 killed in Damascus suburb bombings, ISIS claims responsibility…” This is becoming a daily occurrence as ISIS, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram, and other terrorist organizations wreak havoc across the globe. And like clockwork, our reactionary, John Wayne nature rises up, wanting the CIA wet teams and Black Ops, Navy Seals, … More No Brainer, Sure Fire Way To Eradicate ISIS
Well we’ve had another interesting month in the culture wars, especially after the Grammys. Some things I would be totally oblivious to if we didn’t have Twitter and Facebook. Christians were up in arms over several things that took place during the awards show. But I wonder, what good did any of the banter … More Offending the Outsiders (Or Disdaining the Damned)
This will hold true for anyone, but a great challenge of working with young adults is assisting them through the process of making life decisions. This is a transition stage from the teen years to adulthood: more responsibilities, bigger challenges, and the need to keep learning. A diploma or walk across the stage doesn’t mean … More “God Told Me” Is Not A Trump Card
Aristotle was one of the greatest Greek philsophers who is also considered to be one of the most important figures in the founding of Western thought. While he was a student of Plato, he also became the tutor of the future Macedonian King, Alexander the Great. One day, a young man traveled from a distant … More What Are We Most Desperate For?
We’ve started a series lately in our church based on the first 500 years of the kingdom of Israel. When thumbing through these pages, we see quite the opposite of what God had promised to their Patriarch, Abraham. We see murder, adultery, temple prostitutes, idolatry, the worship of other gods, etc. God tried to use … More Wisdom: Not Always Convenient or What We Want…But it’s God’s Best
Tonight, we are holding our first all night prayer chain of the school year. We started these 13 years ago in an effort to make sure that prayer would always be the foundation of our college ministry. This, of course, was in addition to our weekly corporate prayer meetings and others that began to spring … More Prayer: Who Let the God Out?
There is an interesting story of a wealthy young man who wanted to be with Jesus. He was a kind, merciful, pious man who placed confidence in a lot of his actions. But his heart was in the right place as he spoke with the Lord. “Jesus looked him hard in the eye – and … More the .::ONE::. th1ng