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Archive for the ‘Christianity’ Category

Thinking Rightly of Others

July 9, 2020

“For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can be tamed and has been tamed by mankind, but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made […]

How to Pray

June 30, 2020

If you examine how professing Christians pray, you discover there is a divide. When people gather in houses of worship to pray, they do so in two distinct ways.   One side will use very beautiful, sometimes very ancient, prayers that have been passed down for generations. Some of these prayers are from the Bible. Some of them […]

5 Questions on Race Relations in America

June 3, 2020

Daily Prayer

May 13, 2020

The assembly of the saints on Sunday morning should set the tone for everything we do throughout the week. The Lord’s day should not be the only time we pray, sing, give, and commune. Our worship to God should shape us, transform us, and follow us as we go out into the world. We must […]

The Minister and Self-Care

May 12, 2020

A minister is hired to provide spiritual nourishment for the congregation, but what happens when he needs spiritual nourishment? Ministry involves talking to people about their problems, but who does the minister talk to when he has a problem? Ministers encourage people who are feeling down, but where does a minister turn when he is […]

Preaching From the Poets: Let’s Be Still

May 11, 2020

The Lord’s Supper in the Time of COVID-19

April 30, 2020

“When it was evening, he reclined at table with the twelve.” (Matthew 26:20) As churches contemplate returning to worship services in their buildings, one issue that will need to be addressed is how to do communion. We may never pass a tray or plate again in worship. The idea of making changes to communion because […]

Should Christians Wear Masks?

April 29, 2020

What if my state or local government requires me to wear a mask? “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur […]

5 Guidelines for Church Leadership Meetings in the Midst of a Pandemic

April 28, 2020

As states begin to ease shelter-in-place regulations and open up, churches are going to have to decide how best to move forward. This will likely lead to some tense meetings since there are many opinions on what to do next. In many places, federal, state, and local governments do not even agree. Some states have […]

Corona and Conspiracies

April 14, 2020

The recent pandemic coupled with sheltering-in-place has led some to surmise about all kinds of conspiracy theories. Contemplating unfounded theories from the comfort of our home might be an innocent exercise if it were not for our ability to broadcast them to the world. Private speculations have become public proclamations and this has led many […]