Changing God’s Mind

What is the Purpose of Prayer? Is prayer to be used as a lever to move God into agreement with your thoughts or actions? Do our prayers change the outcome of live events or even change God’s mind and actions? The purpose and power of prayer are viewed in many different perspectives in the Christian community…

Weapons of Spiritual Warfare – Part I

Spiritual Warfare Spiritual Warfare is a subject that is often discussed when followers of Jesus are gathered together in public worship or conversations in homes and public places. Often the subject of Spiritual Warfare is muddled with and including Religious Warfare in the same conversation. Is Spiritual Warfare real or is it just a Christian “fairy…

Weapons of Spiritual Warfare – Part II

What is the Battleground? The promise that God made in the garden concerning the power of the devil was fulfilled when Jesus died on the cross as a substitutionary sacrifice for the wages of sin that is defined as death, “the wages of sin is death.” When God stood in judgment of the actions of…

Free Will vs. Total Sovereignty

From One Extreme to Another For thousands of years before the fire of the Holy Spirit filled the followers of Jesus establishing the Lord’s Church, people grappled with the nature of free will and sovereign control of human life. Long before men became philosophers, people attributed the outcome of life’s events to actions that offended some…

Repent or Renovate

What is Repentance? Many of today's church groups have conflicted what the bible teaches about repentance. A new application of the act of repentance in many church groups is actually a renovation of your life. Webster defines renovate as, “to restore to a former better state (as by cleaning, repairing, or rebuilding; to restore to…

What is Truth? – Part I

The Origin of Truth   “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them. For the invisible things of him from the creation of the…

What is Truth? – Part II

What is the Problem with Relativism? Relativism changes God's truth into a lie. If we reject the truth and believe a lie, there is no place for repentance to God and will cause our relationship with God to change into something that is dark and distant from Him. Our approach to truth determines how we view God. Jesus came…

Snowflake Church Members – Part I

What is a Snowflake?   Historically the word “snowflake” has been used to define people holding a similar worldview. In the past “snowflake” has been employed to describe people who opposed the abolition of slavery, people who opposed fascism among many more uses.  In today’s culture, the word “snowflake” has been attributed to a group…

Snowflake Church Members – Part II

How Snowflakes are Changing the Church in America. There is no question that the teachings of Jesus proclaimed by the Bible have been diluted by most of the American churches. The creation of SNOWFLAKES in the church has accelerated the need for “teachers having itching ears” in America’s churches.  How has the secularization of the church…