Seeking Alternatives

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Seeking Alternatives “Sin is what you do when you’re not happy with God.” 1 –John Piper, Pastor, Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, MN. Anytime we try to substitute God’s methods and ways…

Helping Others

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Helping Others “Working for justice, peace, and dignity (by fighting oppression, poverty and corruption) is just as certainly a spiritual discipline as are prayer and fasting. Perhaps more.” –Chris Blake…

Memory’s Door

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Memory’s Door “Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals…

Not Surprised

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Not Surprised “God expects more failure from us than we do from ourselves because God knows who we are. We are not the righteous person who occasionally sins, we are…

Hypothetical Faith

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Hypothetical Faith “Working for justice, peace, and dignity (by fighting oppression, poverty and corruption) is just as certainly a spiritual discipline as are prayer and fasting. Perhaps more.” –Chris Blake…

Stay-At-Home Moms

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Stay-At-Home Moms “$138,095 – What stay-at-home mom should be earning each year, based on the median national salary for the various jobs she performs, from cook to day-care teacher to…

Every Member Involved

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Every Member Involved “No Church is evangelizing well–or being spiritual–until is has enabled every member to be vitally involved in an ongoing, enjoyable ministry. The possibilities for member involvement–the key…

A Big Mistake

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A Big Mistake “I recall reading in Billy Graham’s biography that the biggest mistake he ever made was when he publicly supported one candidate for the presidency of the United…

True Success

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True Success “A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success.” –Cullenn Hightower If we are truly successful, others will benefit from our…

True Spirituality

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True Spirituality “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian anymore than going to a garage makes you an automobile.” –Billy Sunday Some people equate spirituality with going to church….