The Struggle is Real

A Year for Holiness Devotional Post Featuring Job 31:1

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Biblical Marriage Part I: Contracts & Covenants

Websites, media channels, and blogs will give you a plethora of explanations of how marriage should be defined and why, but to understand the biblical view of marriage we need to first understand WHY it's important.  Both the Old and New Testaments put an emphasis on this "institution" and it's context in society.  They both... Continue Reading →

Hanukkah & the God-Man

Read Part 1: Hanukkah Blessings: a Christian Celebration If you're like me then you never really gave much thought to the connection between Jesus and Hanukkah. The Jewish Festival of Lights often seemed to me to be little more than another winter holiday that had no bearing on my own life. However, in recent years... Continue Reading →

Hanukkah Blessings: A Christian Celebration

Today is Wednesday 17, December 2014.  For most Christians in this country (USA), today marks 9 days until Christmas.  Only 9 days of shopping left before the big day!  However today also marks the first day of Hanukkah, commonly considered the Jewish Christmas-alternative.  But Hanukkah is so much more than another not-Christmas holiday.  It has... Continue Reading →

Accommodation to Worldliness

Session 6 of the Modern Day Heresy class marked a kind-of transition.  Up to this point the lessons had focused on what I would consider more internal matters starting with how the individual views Christ and what role he holds in the individual's life and progressing to whether the believer actually believes what Jesus says.  In session... Continue Reading →

On Studying the Bible Logically

A brother from my church has been teaching a class that has been going through the book Multiply: Disciples Making Disciples by Francis Chan and Mark Beuving with David Platt.  It's been interesting and enlightening thus far and the wonderful thing about the Church is that our goal is not to turn a huge profit, but... Continue Reading →

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