How pompous are we to think we can boss Jesus around? We think we can command His presence when needed, yet prefer to keep Him hidden when we are “under control.” Who are we to think we wield that sort of authority? Demons sure think Jesus is powerful. They beg for permission to move when … More Pocket Savior Theology
If you find yourself in the fortunate situation of which you have influence over teenagers, then you have the responsibility to be a student of the culture. You are to be a detective, an explorer, an investigator; it is your responsibility to dissect and interpret culture as much as possible, as quickly as possible, and … More On Youth Culture: We Are All Detectives
Anyone with just five minutes of experience around young people can affirm that a vast array of personalities exist within a room full of them. Spend a few extra minutes in that room and you will quickly discern one group of students in particular: the troublemakers, or as I tend to refer to them, the … More Preferential Treatment: Do We Pick Favorites When Making Disciples?
Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. The Lord will fight for you…” Exodus 14:13-14 Nik Wallenda is a world renowned acrobat, attempting feats never seen before. He is best … More Further Reflections: Exodus Deliverance — Jennifer Howington
It was dubbed the “Fight of the Century”. After years of anticipation, Floyd Mayweather Jr. was finally stepping into the ring to face perhaps the only other fighter in the world who could ever match up to him.The energy leading up to the fight was palpable. While Mayweather is widely considered the best pound-for-pound boxer … More A Healthy Fear of God’s Judgement
1 Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the desert and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 There the angel of the LORD appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw … More Further Reflections: MOSES AND THE BURNING BUSH — Chuck Gartman
If there is anything to be learned from the story of Exodus it is that God is sovereign. That is, God is in control. There is no power that can stand against Him. There is no decree that He cannot thwart. There is no king that He cannot defy. God is God, and we are … More Exodus Genocide—Further Reflections