November 3, 2021

The connection between paradigm shifts and repentance

A paradigm shift is defined as a radical change in thinking from an accepted point of view to a new belief (Merriam-Webster). The phrase “paradigm shift” is somewhat contemporary (Webster’s […]
October 16, 2021
Mount Zion, Mount Sinai, Hebrews 12

The Crown of Righteousness: for all those who love His appearing

“Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto […]
October 14, 2021
scoffers, mockers, scorner

Living with expectation in a land of scoffers

What happens when you to choose persistent faith and devotion to God despite a culture of scoffers? Three individuals from scripture should inspire us to continue to expect God's greatest rewards!
September 22, 2021
scoffer, scoffer, mocker, skepticmocker, skeptic

“In the last days scoffers will come, following their own desires”

Have you ever had a conversation with someone about the times we are in, and the imminent return of Christ, only to hear them say something to the effect of, […]
December 26, 2019
terror of the lord, judgment seat of christ

“Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men”

This is the conclusion of a message I gave recently on The Fear of the Lord Scripture talks extensively in both the Old Testament and in the New Testament about […]
December 15, 2019
fear of the Lord

Corruption vs. Life: the fear of Man or the fear of the Lord?

Part Two of a Sunday message I gave recently on The Fear of the Lord The Fear of Man In scripture, the fear of God is contrasted with the fear […]
November 1, 2017
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Contending for Climate Change: “Let justice roll down like waters”

I live in a region nicknamed the Garden Spot, and while one sees plenty of corn, wheat, and other crops flourishing in abundance, one rarely sees orange trees. Why? To […]
October 12, 2017
authority, rebellion, American Revolution, the 1960s and 1970s in America, honor authority

Don’t Block Your Blessings: honoring authority in a rebellious generation

Obeying authority is not something Americans generally do well. Our nation was birthed in revolution, and some time after the Second World War rebellion became fashionable. James Dean personified the […]
July 7, 2016
America's future, he who wises to save his life

“Whoever Seeks to Keep His Life Will Lose It”

“Whoever seeks to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it” (Luke 17:33). Four summers ago, the summer of 2012, I read the biography […]
February 20, 2016
spiritual warfare, islamization, islam and the west, Bruce Bawer, 2 Thess 2:6

Christ’s Government on Earth: Physical or Spiritual War?

Gay author and activist Bruce Bawer left the US to escape what he described as the influence of conservatism and Christianity. Moving to Europe to live with his lover, he […]
August 18, 2015
covenant, name change, marriage, Christ and the church, mystery of marriage, mystery of Christ and the church, Ephesians 5

Christ’s Government on Earth: Covenant and Name Change

In the West, when a man and woman enter into covenant, there is a name change. Traditionally, the woman takes her husband’s name, and in a very real way, his […]
July 20, 2015
covenant, agreement, pledge, Holy Spirit sealed, Spirit as a pledge, covenanted people, a better covenant

Christ’s Government On Earth: The Wonder of Covenant

“I wish Christians in the West understood their position better – who they are in Christ,” a brother from India responded when I asked him what was the greatest difference […]