Boundaries by Phil Johnson… We’re often told by gurus of church-growth and guardians of postmodern values in the evangelical community that we mustn’t erect “boundaries.” I gather from the way such comments are often bandied about that the word boundaries is supposed to have totally negative connotations. Honestly: I don’t see why. I can understand how worldly people… Read the rest Here
On Cars, Vows and the Slow Death of the Church by Carl Trueman… A friend just brought the following article to my attention. It is worth reading and a reminder that the cultural influence of evangelicals is waning even as the noise within evangelicalism about ‘engaging the culture’ (whatever the verb and the singular noun may mean — who knows?) is increasing. One particular aspect of the article started my synapses firing: the idea of church shopping… Read the rest Here
Have you even wondered how The valley of dry bones in Ezekiel really means without being spiritualized? Pastor Jim McClarty talks about the necessity of letting the words of the Bible speak for themselves — especially when God interprets His own actions. Here he talks about Ezekiel 37:1-10 and the valley of dry bones and lets God interpret it for Himself starting in Ezekiel 37:11 where the vision is explained… Watch this video Here
Saturday morning cartoons always makes me laugh, thanks Eddie
The Challenges We Face: A New Generation of Gospel Ministers Looks to the Future by Albert Mohler… “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” [2 Timothy 4:7] Writing to Timothy, the Apostle Paul was able to look back on his ministry and declare satisfaction that he had finished his course. Paul would be the first to insist that his entire ministry was evidence of the grace and mercy of God, but he was assured that, by grace, he had finished his race… Read the rest Here
I’m just wondering if all this Tebow Mania truly brings glory to God… The Evangelical world has embraced him, he does seem like a great kid.. The secular world has joked about him… But all for the glory of God? Though the bible does say let your light shine before men “Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. Matthew 5:16 I get that! But does Matthew 6:5 come into the play? There have been many devoted Christians in sports that when they score or make a great play just hand the ball off to the ref with humility and go pray in their closet, I don’t know! What do you think?
Soli Deo Gloria