On Covenant Baptism

With regards to baptism, modern evangelicalism has disconnected from its historical Church roots and from Scripture. Baptism is more often considered an individualistic profession and confession of saving faith in Jesus. That was not so until the past 300 hundred years or so with the increased influence of the Anabaptist in America. Rather, historically and … [Read more…]

Christian Community and Culture

There seems to be a way of applying the scriptures today that I don’t think is necessarily new or modern, but I do believe has become more pervasive the last 150 or so years in our country. The method is mostly if not entirely unspoken but finds manifestation in our Christian culture in several ways. … [Read more…]

The Old and the New

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana; Life of Reason, Reason in Common Sense, Scribner’s, 1905, page 284. air max pas cher We’ve all heard this or some form of this common axiom. Air Max 90 Donna Nere It is the shortest way to stress the importance of human … [Read more…]

Godliness Through Obedience

“Though He was a Son, yet He learned obedience by the things which He suffered” – Hebrews 5:8 A most interesting passage. adidas ace rose The writer is essentially saying that God incarnate (Jesus, fully God and fully man) learned something new through His willingness to submit to the will of God the Father. Learned? … [Read more…]

Worship

Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Canotta Donne – 1 Thessalonians 5:23. Such is the benediction of many Christian worship services on many Lord’s Days across the world. nike air max In … [Read more…]

Staying Fresh

Zephaniah 1:12 “It will come about at that time that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and I will punish the men who are stagnant in spirit, who say in their hearts, `The LORD will not do good or evil!’ We have this fountain on our back porch. It is suppose to have a motorized … [Read more…]

Why Go to Church

Psalm 118:25 Save now, I pray, O LORD; O LORD, I pray, send now prosperity. Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD! We have blessed you from the house of the LORD. We are by nature communal creatures. We congregate together. We are attracted to one another for the sake of … [Read more…]

Freedom and Boundaries

“I’m sorry. That’s not on the grocery list.” Thus was a satisfactory explanation for our first three kids (Lindsey, Wesley, and Monica) whenever they spotted something on the shelf they wanted while shopping with Mom. air max pas cher But then came Micah. It worked for a while after he became aware of all the … [Read more…]