This morning, as research for my next sermon series, I watched Bill Maher’s documentary Religulous (a conflation of the terms “religious” and “ridiculous”) and wanted to post just a few thoughts here…continue reading Religulous
This post is part of a series. You can read them all by clicking here So far, we have considered these keys to biblical prosperity: Cultivate a Trust and Obey Perspective on the Bible Steward with Generosity Eliminate Greed Watch your Entourage Invest in People Keep Your Eyes Open for Spiritual Prosperity We have finally […]continue reading Seven Keys to Biblical Prosperity (7)
This post is part of a series. You can read them all by clicking here So far, we have considered these keys to biblical prosperity: Cultivate a Trust and Obey Perspective on the Bible Steward with Generosity Eliminate Greed Watch your Entourage Today, we move on to keys 5 and 6. 5. Invest in People […]continue reading Seven Keys to Biblical Prosperity (5-6)
This post is part of a series. To view all the posts in this series, click here Yesterday, we considered the first two keys to Biblical Prosperity: Cultivate a Trust and Obey Perspective on the Bible Steward with Generosity Today, we will be looking at numbers 3 and 4. 3. Eliminate Greed In some ways, […]continue reading Seven Keys to Biblical Prosperity (3-4)
Yesterday at LCC I had the privilege of talking about a topic that is just as controversial and unbelievable as it is true. I discussed the Biblical promise that God wants his people to be prosperous. Nevertheless, I am not one of those preachers who proclaims that God wants his people to be Wealthy and […]continue reading Seven Keys to Biblical Prosperity
Gleaned From: That Worship Feeling. “Sometimes, contemplatives think that the whole end and essence of their [spiritual] life is to be found in meditation and interior peace and the sense of the presence of God. They become attached to these things. But recollection and meditation are just as much creatures as an automobile. The sense […]continue reading Feeling Spiritual Can Be Idolatry
This Sunday launches the Grand Opening month for Connexion Christian Ministries in Lafayette, and it’s time for me to evaluate whether I’m really in favor of church planting or just my own church plant!continue reading Another New Church is Starting in Lafayette
On that day tell your son, “I do this because of what the LORD did for me when I came out of Egypt.” — Exodus 13:8 “My kids are too busy!” Our world is putting increasingly large burdens on our children. Whatever happened to the days when children would come home from school at 2 […]continue reading How to Teach Busy Kids about God
I’ve been doing some thinking recently about where spiritual beliefs come from, and just recently, I had a kind of epiphany. Let’s see if I can explain it: It all came about because I was having a conversation with a man who was telling me about his faith journey. His story is that he had […]continue reading You need a foundation not feelings
Recently, I got this question from a member of our church and thought my response might help others too. Here’s the question: Jeff- I received an email from a Ukrainian student that was my roommate. She was on the border of accepting Christ but she recently wrote me about how she saw this movie called […]continue reading Questions About The Secret
John Piper, pastor, author, and founder of Desiring God Ministries, this week preached a sermon with a powerful message about the overall purpose of God in the midst of recessionary times. It’s 45 minutes long, but unbelievably insightful! watch it hear it read itcontinue reading What is the Recession For?
* 13 people were baptized.
* 3 children were dedicated.
* 152 people were in attendance.
* $2500 (roughly) was donated.
* 59 people signed the Community Commitment
* 8 people signed the Associate’s Commitment
Guaranteed success… Do what you were made to do in a way that positively impacts the most people possible according to the true limits of your circumstances.continue reading Guaranteed Success
I’m amazed at how many people on their spiritual journey will accumulate beliefs that line up with the way they already think.continue reading On self-determined beliefs
As far as I see it there are only four logically defensible spiritual paths a person may walk. Accept yourself as the highest authority and pursue whatever interests you, including perhaps the rejection of all religious thought whatsoever. Accept your logic as the highest authority and rigorously study every single religious system in depth to […]continue reading Only four logically defensible spiritual paths.