The Bible and Slavery?—Part I

The Bible and Slavery?—Part I

One of the questions used to confront Christianity these days centers on the claim that the Bible teaches slavery.  From inside the church, the claim is made by those who do not want to accept one Biblical teaching or another. “Well the Bible teaches slavery so we do...
Fighting Spiritual Apathy

Fighting Spiritual Apathy

Fighting spiritual apathy is an important part of developing your faith. Acedia is a word that people don’t use much anymore. It’s a word that is rooted in Latin and Greek and literally means lack of care. In religious terms, it is most associated with a...
The Journey Toward Simplicity

The Journey Toward Simplicity

Simplicity is an important but potentially elusive part of a persons faith journey. When we consider simplicity, we tend to think about it as an outward reality. We think of simplifying our lives by getting rid of possessions, by eliminating unnecessary busyness, or...
Jesus Displays Truth

Jesus Displays Truth

A Pastor was once given a pie by a parishioner.  It was bad. After one taste by the family members, it was quickly tossed in the garbage.  But a few days later, as you would expect, the parishioner asked how he liked the pie. He responded, “A pie like that does not...